At ground zero, can there be a politics-free 9/11?
Published 09/10/2012, Associated Press
The Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at ground zero has been stripped of politicians this year. For the first time, elected officials won't speak Tuesday at an occasion that has allowed them a solemn turn in the spotlight. The change was made in the name of sidelining politics, but some have rapped it as a political move in itself.Word count: 1127