Obama declared that the past week "has been a reminder of what we're about as a people." It was a week in which our nation puffed out its collective chest and took deep satisfaction in one man's demise.
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When it was announced that Osama bin Laden had been killed, I, like many others, found myself torn.
I find the celebrations troubling because I don't believe that bin Laden's death means that we "won." We'll win when America's people embody our highest principles of pluralism and tolerance.
There is a difference been retributive justice, which gives us a primal sense of pleasure, and restorative justice, which is about our responsibilities as we try move forward.
A crowded L train was no place to rejoice in the death of Osama bin Laden.
Animal NY posted this video of a videographer trying to get straphangers...
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