BOSTON (CBS) – Ever heard someone with a bit of a narcissistic streak described as wanting to be “the bride at every wedding and the deceased at every funeral”?
It means that you can’t resist the impulse to make everything always about you, even when it is clearly inappropriate to do so. But judging from the carnival of poor judgement that apparently consumed so many of us Wednesday, wanting to be the bride at every wedding is a gaffe that’s becoming more and more common.
Wednesday, of course, was our annual day of remembrance of the thousands of innocent people who were slaughtered in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
There were somber ceremonies, moments of silence, and myriad other ways for serious people to respectfully mark the occasion and reflect on that horrible event.
Listen to Jon’s commentary: