Then And Now

“It’s impossible to overstate the sense of unity and common purpose we felt. Every issue that had divided us as people and as parties seemed trivial in comparison.” That was former Florida Democratic Senator Bob Graham on Sept. 12, 2001.

That was then–more than two decades ago–and that’s what it took—something horrific. Is that what it will still take for a common purpose and sense of unity to come to the aid of a nation embroiled with harmful, hateful divisiveness?

2 thoughts on “Then And Now”

  1. Joe, It looks more and more like a traumatic event will be necessary to draw us together, if only for a while. As a species, we seem unable to learn from history, and reticent to surrender our biases for a common cause. I was hoping for a better today, yesterday.

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