On Inappropriate Heroism

by
Abby Zimet

Now the grown daughter of the guy who flew his plane into a building after an online rant because he didn't like paying taxes is calling her father "a hero." The son of the IRS employee killed by the resulting fireball begs to differ: He says his father is a hero for doing two tours of duty in Vietnam. We are, it seems, hungry for "heroes."

 

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