Stop turning tragedies into slogans! ‘At a ceremony to honor the victims of that tragedy, Vice President Biden said that we Bostonians are “living proof that America can never be defeated. So much has been taken from you, but you have never given up.”
America’s eternal invincibility aside, it’s undeniable that the victims of last year’s bombings show impressive resilience and strength in coping with such a disgusting day.
But what’s so strong about the rest of us?
…While intended as shows of solidarity, the actual effect of such catchphrases could be much more problematic.’ (Salon.com).