Thank goodness: Presidential ads won’t run on 9/11


CNN reports neither presidential campaign will run television commercials on September 11 this year.

“In 2008, candidates Obama and Sen. John McCain paused their campaigns on September 11 and jointly visited Ground Zero in New York City in commemoration of the 2001 attacks.”



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