Since 9/11, Wall Street Has Put Money Over Marines and Profits Over Patriotism

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Jean-Michel TURPIN/Gamma-Rapho via GettyTwenty years ago, the World Trade Center—the heart of New York’s financial district—was attacked by terrorists hellbent on destroying America. When New York was attacked, we were all attacked. We mourned together. In the aftermath of that tragedy, thousands of young men and women, including me, signed up to make sure it would never happen again. Thousands lost their lives.I know, because I was there, in Iraq and Afghanistan, where two of my fellow Marines in our Special Operations Task force were killed in 2014.There’s been much written recently about our wars and about 9/11. But today I want to turn my attention toward you, Wall Street. When America was attacked and New York was attacked, you were attacked and we stood with you.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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