Saturday, May 21, 2005

5-21-05: The Day the World Changed 

Until it suddenly plunged and crashed, some witnesses watched the plane and thought it might unfurl an advertising banner. "I thought it was a plane show," Joel Pacheco said.

People dying--especially in accidents--is never funny. But could there be a more appropriate symbol for our times than an airplane plunging straight toward the ground, while bystanders look on and await the unfurling of an advertising banner?


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