"They said to get back to work, and there were no jobs available for a man in the fetal position… . We sit in the back and we throw spitballs – never forgetting the fact that it is a luxury in this country that allows us to do that… . The view from my apartment was the World Trade Center. Now it’s gone. They attacked it. This symbol of American ingenuity and strength and labor and imagination and commerce and it is gone. But you know what the view is now? The Statue of Liberty. The view from the south of Manhattan is now the Statue of Liberty. You can’t beat that."
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comment after 9/11 resonates and describes his responsibility as a comedian.