Bloomberg Defends Exclusion of Clergy and First Responders on 9/11…
- Posted on September 10, 2011 at 3:17pm by Scott Baker
Some Cops Were Not Convinced [Editor: They were dis'ed!]
Police officers watch bag pipers play after leaving a ceremony to honor police officers killed during or as a result of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Gateway Pundit is zeroing in on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s defense of his decision about who NOT be involved in the actual 9/11 memorial ceremony on Sunday.
Religious leaders, rescue workers, police officer and other key first responders are not being included as program participants. “We just don’t have room for them,” Bloomberg says.
The New York City Police Department had to honor their lost officers in an entirely separate ceremony held Thursday evening at Avery Fisher Hall in Manhattan. A September 8th service to honor 9/11 dead:
Robyn Walensky is a new addition to The Blaze team. Beginning Monday you will hear her anchoring Blaze news updates during the Glenn Beck radio program.
She’s a veteran reporter who covered 9/11 from the scene and has long experience dealing with terrorism related stories in New York City.
She attended the Thursday night program and talked to some of those in attendance:
On 9-11…they don’t need an invitation.
They run toward the Twin Towers to help.
New York City Police Officers, Port Authority Police, and New York City Firefighters who go UP the smoke-filled staircases, while everyone else is desperately trying to get DOWN.
But 10 years later, First Responders are not “officially” being invited by New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg to participate in Sunday’s 9.11 event at Ground Zero.
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