Shorter Roger L. Simon: “Everything changed for me on September 11. I used to consider myself a Democrat, but thanks to 9/11, I’m outraged that Ronald Reagan appeared at the 1981 Oscars.* Why not just send us to the gulag?”
Roy has more examples, of course.
[Since someone always seems to ask about it in comments, the reference explained.]
*Or Laura Bush at the 2002 Oscars. I am retroactively OUTRAGED!