Immediately after the news about Libya, politicizing began. Remember 9/11?

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    Remembering 9/11
    In some ways, this year is different. Osama Bin Laden is dead. The “Freedom Tower” rises over lower Manhattan and crowds line up to pay their respects at the memorial. In this election year, the Presidential candidates argue about who is really responsible for Bin Laden’s death. The unity and bi-partisanship we experienced in the days after 9/11 have been replaced by political bickering.
    Remembering 9/11 - Forbes

    What has this country become?
    The bodies of those who died hadn't had even a chance to get cold and what happened? Unlike immediately after 9/11, politicizing began without facts! It's amazing how far our country has sunk.
     
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    I think that the media was all over Bush for not leaving the school quick enough and that happened pretty quickly.
     
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    There was no political bickering and finger pointing for months. "W" enjoyed one of the highest approval ratings ever by a president. The country came together, party lines were basically invisible. President Bush got everything he needed thanks to a bipartisan Congress.
    That was what America was about then, now look at this country.
     
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    Surely you have some links to those stories you claim right?
     
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    I think we have a little re-writing of history going on here. But it's just a frantic excuse to attack Obama, unlike the way Bush wasn't politically attacked right after 9/11.
     
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    Yes, the two instances are so similar and worthy of comparison.
     

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