I went to Cape May's 9/11 20th anniversary gathering because las

Cape May Beach - I went to Cape May's 9/11 20th anniversary gathering because last year's ceremony was so heartfelt. However, this year's event was totally marred by a speaker who made scant reference to 9/11 and instead lectured the crowd about what he thought was wrong with America, with "woke" people, with critical race theory, etc. It was inappropriate, boorish and insulting, especially to those of us who came to honor 9/11 victims and first responders. If we wanted his opinion on current issues, we'd ask for it. He transformed a solemn memorial into his own personal soapbox.

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9/22/2021