Who is your freedom fighter?
I’ve been thinking about the claim I heard — that the 9/11 hijackers were anti-imperialists. It may have been deliberately provocative but had a germ that’s sat with me.
It sparks my hate for the phrasing of “the war on terrorism,” as it was an empty and abstract phrase.
A phrase that is wholly based on your perspective.
Washington was a terrorist, but we laud him. Any other number of anti-British fighters in the ensuing 150 years have either faded from memory or become lauded. Washington and Gandhi are lauded pretty much for…