Quote of the Day

"I spent my first five minutes crying and then I couldn't get it off fast enough."Gary Weddle, the Washington teacher who vowed nearly 10 years ago not to shave until Osama bin Laden was captured, killed, or proven dead. Weddle told his students at the start of every new school year that his long beard was a reminder of the attack and the fact that its perpetrator was still at large, despite the invocation of 9/11 to justify two wars and encroachments on civil liberties in the name of the War on Terror.

Last night, Weddle shaved off his beard.

[H/T to @NickBaumann.]

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