The Fight for Sept. 11 Terror Anniversary Becomes American Day of Hate

Sept. 11 used to be a day when America came together -- party politics took a backseat to reconciliation. Not so this year. From the Muslim prayer room at ground zero to Koran burnings in Florida to a certain gathering in Alaska, the anniversary of the terrorist attacks this year threatens to become a day of hate.
Sept. 11 is no longer a day of reconciliation in the United States.

Sept. 11 is no longer a day of reconciliation in the United States.

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Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein