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October 2, 2004

Debra Burlingame: Iraq war is the right war

You may remember Debra Burlingame, who spoke at the Republican convention along with 2 other women who lost loved ones on 9-11. Burlingame lost her brother, Chic, who was the pilot of American Airlines flight 77, which was crashed at the Pentagon on 9-11. Burlingame is also a lifelong Democrat. This is the second known piece I’ve seen that she’s written for the Wall Street Journal (her first one was a piece criticizing the anti-Bush 9-11 wives – she takes a few shots at them in this piece as well) and I think her words speak volumes for many post 9-11 Democrats. I have one Democrat friend and one Democrat relative both of whom despised the President prior to 9-11 but have since come to respect him a great deal. Here’s some of what Ms Burlingame had to say: .....   [Read More]