Rep. Adam Schiff recently announced that he would be drafting a bill to create a “9/11-style commission” to investigate the Trump administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Considering how absolutely corrupt and compromised the 9/11 Commission was, it should never serve as a model for any investigation.
As I wrote in my article, “The Facts Speak For Themselves,” a different kind of praise for the 9/11 Report has come in the form of requests for “9/11-Type Commissions” following other horrible events in America’s history, such as [Hurricane] Katrina and the recent 2008 financial crisis. It’s precisely this type of “praise” that enables Rep. Schiff to promote a similar type of commission.
The definition of insanity is repeating the same mistakes and expecting different results, and the 9/11 Commission was both corrupt and compromised. The Bush Administration, in fact, was the biggest adversary of victims’ families when it came to the creation of a so-called independent 9/11 Commission. I highlighted some of the many shortcomings of that commission in a previous article: