20 Years Ago: ABC News Prez Had ‘No Opinion’ on Whether Pentagon Attacks Were ‘Legitimate’

Scott Whitlock | October 22, 2021
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[See NewsBusters for more.] Here’s a question that shouldn’t be hard for anyone: “[Was] the Pentagon a legitimate target?” But it wasn’t a simple one for then-ABC President David Westin exactly 20 years ago today. On October 23, 2001, at an event at Columbia University, Westin offered a sickening response to 9/11. Regarding the horrific terror attacks on the U.S., just six weeks old at that point, Westin declared he “should not be taking a position on” the Pentagon.  

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