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Greg Gutfeld: On 9/11 we didn't proclaim separate categories, we were Americans

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11.09.2021

'Gutfeld!' panel remembers 9/11 20 years later and discusses Campus Reform's video of college students being asked about it

It’s been 20 years since 9/11, and you gotta wonder – what's it like for the person who's not 20? Do they know enough about what happened that day to produce a cogent opinion?

Once you look at the latest Campus Reform "Student on the Street" interview, the answer might be "God help us."

Ophelie Jacobson: Did you learn a lot about 9/11 growing up in the classroom?

Student: Not in the classroom but on my own I kinda did my own little research thing

Student: No I did not

Student: I would say we learned a moderate amount

Student: I mean they showed us the videos – the basics

Student: I didn’t learn super specifics about it

Student: I had a whole unit – like 2 months learning about it which was a little strange

Student: Yea definitely my family is Bengali so we are all Muslim so it was something we are all very conscious of

That was as comforting as someone looking at their watch during a funeral. But they're young. We're all kinda silly back then. But maybe given the chance, what would they want people to learn about 9/11?

Jacobson: When talking about 9/11 what do you think we should avoid?

Student: I think we should avoid the more gruesome facts

Student: Avoid talking about its roots in Islam because that was an extremist group

Student: I think that um the 9/11 attack should be taught in a way that doesn’t really target like who did it but like more like how we can like move forward and like different like healing processes that we can go through to like make everything like you know good again

Jacobson: So you don’t think it is good to know who is responsible

Student: I do think it is good to know who is responsible but I also think it should be noted that like their religion is not the........

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