Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Friday reflected on 9/11 and how the nation united after the attacks.
Giuliani told FNC’s “Fox & Friends” that the first responders’ “bravery” helped the United States prevail from the terrorists’ attempts to “break the spirit of America.”
“[T]he firefighters — and I emphasize — the police officers saved us by being so brave that the next day’s story was as much about their bravery as about the evil of the Islamic extremist terrorists,” Giuliani stated. “They prevailed. The Islamic extremist terrorists did not achieve what they wanted to achieve, which was to break the spirit of America and destroy our way of life. In fact, it was reinforced. And I believe the thing that turned that around was the bravery of those uniformed officers.”
Giuliani said that the difference between now and 2001 is “there was more of a feeling of general