'Well, I Guess Gary Condit's Relieved'
Just so you don't think we're the only meanies mocking Patriotic Death Day, Salon has this pretty funny series called "Forbidden Thoughts." It's the strange or banal or cruel stuff normal people -- or Salon readers, anyway! -- were feeling five years ago. In 2002, a youngster wrote:
During the whole awful day, I was kind of excited that something had finally happened for MY generation so I didn't have to listen to my grandparents bitch about Pearl Harbor endlessly and ask why doesn't my generation get some direction.Not so excited now, are you? And World War II was already finished by the time the fifth anniversary of Pearl Harbor came around ....
Forbidden Thoughts [Salon]