All Sections
action:frontpage | category:OPINION01 | adString:N/A | zoneID:17
Welcome guest, you have 2 views left. | Register | Sign In


The courage of Boston: The courage of America

It takes courage to lace up for the Boston Marathon today. It takes courage to stand along the barricades, especially at the finish line, a year after the bombings that killed four and injured hundreds, leaving the streets covered in blood. Today thousands will show the world their courage — and their defiance — by running or cheering on those same streets.

Underestimating Americans is a hallmark of our enemies. From the French in the 1750s and ‘60s to the modern terrorist, everyone has always underestimated our spirit. They always make the same mistake. They assume we will buckle when punched. But that is not what we do.

Today in Boston, the Cradle of Liberty, Americans will gather to show the world that we do not shrink in the face of terror. We do not and will not. Not now, not ever.


action:frontpage | category:OPINION01 | adString:N/A | zoneID:20
action:frontpage | category:OPINION01 | adString:N/A | zoneID:20
action:frontpage | category:OPINION01 | adString:N/A | zoneID:20
action:frontpage | category:OPINION01 | adString:N/A | zoneID:20

        

FOLLOW US
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Follow our RSS feed
Union Leader app for Apple iPad or Android *
Click to download from Apple Apps StoreClick to download from Android Marketplace
* e-Edition subscription required

More Editorials


NH Angle - Editorials