Kudos to the Hon. Sen. Zell Miller
I won't reproduce the whole thing here, but Zell Miller (D-Ga) delivered a fantastic commentary about the usefulness of the 9/11 Commission on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Mar 30. Here's the introduction:
generated by the September 11 Commission — which, let me say at the
outset, is made up of good and able members — I've come to seriously
question this panel's usefulness.
I believe it will ultimately play a role in doing great harm to this country,
for its unintended consequences, I fear, will be to energize our enemies
and demoralize our troops.
After being drowned in a tidal wave of all who didn't do enough
before 9/11, I have come to believe that the Commission should issue a
report that says: “No one did enough in the past. No one did near
Then thank everyone for serving, send them home and let's get on
with the job of protecting this country in the future.
Well written and right on the money. If you've got Real Player, you can view video of the Senator's remarks.