In a speech marking the ninth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attack, President Obama referred to the perpetrators as a "sorry band of men."
No, Barry. This is a "sorry band of men". These guys were a cadre of fanatical Muslim assassins.
Language is important. English (I presume) is your first. Use it accurately.
One wonders how different our history might have been had certain Americans shared Obama’s mindset.
Patrick Henry: Give me liberty, or give me some tolerable alternative!
John Paul Jones: I have not yet begun to negotiate!
Admiral Farragut: Watch out for torpedoes, and proceed with extreme caution!
FDR: December 7, 1941 is a day that will live as a low point in Japanese-American relations.
Update II: Commenter tbryan has a couple more.
"So-so days are here again."
"This is our finest teachable moment".
Update III: Haw! Mikael's entry.
Gen. McAuliffe: "Perhaps we could share some nuts and talk about it"!?
Update IV: Swampie says...
"Mr. Gorbachev, repaint this wall!"