CHOMSKY WATCH: Brent Bozell on Bozell’s News Column — 05/16/2002 — The Washington Post and Noam Chomsky. where he writes that just after September 11th,
a very impolite cynic could have spoiled the moment by stating that all this rallying around our flag and our fellow Americans would eventually evaporate. The cynic would maintain that as memories faded, our resolve to fight the terrorist enemy would fade along with it, and the media elite would return to seeing America not as a beacon of freedom and democratic values, but as an arrogant cancer on the planet.
That cynic would be I-told-you-so