It’s been 17 years since the devastating 9/11 attack that not only changed America, but changed the world. However, a social experiment found that millennials in the US didn’t know some common facts about the terrorist attack.
From not knowing which organisation orchestrated it to which country was responsible for the attack, some even couldn’t answer in which year the tragedy took place. Strangely, while no one mentioned Osama Bin Laden, many thought former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was behind the attack.
Mark Dice, a media analyst and YouTuber posted the video online to underline a slogan coined after the attack – Never Forge. He wrote, “Never Forget? Millennials clueless about what happened on September 11th [sic]”
Never Forget? Millennials Clueless About What Happened September 11th pic.twitter.com/aHI4QsBKKF
— Mark Dice (@MarkDice) September 11, 2018
The video is going viral and has created a huge buzz online.
Most of them couldnt have told you what happened yesterday https://t.co/GVU8broO4P
— #MAGAVeteran (@VeteranHusker) September 14, 2018
Doesnt surprise me.. when jesse waters was asking people who christopher columbus was most of them go that wrong too. https://t.co/9J7CxnpT0S
— Sarah (@sarrahrain) September 13, 2018
Okay. Did these people go to school??? Or pick up a newspaper??? Or LOOK at a book???? Good grief! https://t.co/9nSxaso1eh
— Laura Wamsley (@NDforTrump) September 13, 2018
THEY ARE OBVIOUSLY CLUELESS ABOUT THE CONSTITUTION TOO. https://t.co/nuC144bkgK
— Joe Farr (@joefarr7015) September 13, 2018
The worst terrorist attack in US history. And this is what you get? 😳😳😳 https://t.co/PIKMmXaajQ
— Harry (@HarryTheRed_) September 13, 2018
Watching and listening saddens those of us who recall every event connected to 9/11. Seems like the young never were affected by it and don’t care about terrorism. What is wrong with them? https://t.co/WxT1uJV6B4
— Fran Butkiewicz (@gambler1647) September 13, 2018
bro do you realize that those people can vote? god help us
— Richie (@paxdorum) September 12, 2018
God bless America! How freaking sad this is.. “Life is Serious!” This is the future of our country and im scared
— Jovi’sgirl♥ (@Daniel2Sarah) September 11, 2018
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