DEATH BY DUST. After 9/11, our leaders celebrated the workers who rushed to Ground Zero, practically goading them to spend long shifts toiling there. The leaders called the workers "heroes." So why aren't those leaders rushing to aid the heroes now? Where's Bush? Where's Pataki? Where's Giuliani? Where's Bloomberg?
Kristen Lombardi is all over the serious health problems afflicting the heroes of Ground Zero. Access some of Lombardi's previous coverage here and here.
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