The partisan bickering and bull**** in this thread is absurd. It's a picture...
"An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it." - Gandhi
The city of NY is filled with victims of violence, that violence being 9/11. I'm sure Capt'n could back me up when I tell you that victims of violence are sensitive to things and events which resemble the attack. From rape victims to combat related PSTD.
Obama admitted that this was a mistake and someone lost their job to boot. Clearly this was not simply about "just a picture".
You're trying to change the topic and I'm not cooperating. This thread is about this event and not spending in general.
I've been in to many 2nd amendment threads where people try to cloud the specific issue at hand with their general objection to firearms to fall for your games.