'Sully' Sullenberger slams 'cowardly, complicit enablers' leading America

Sully Sullenberger.
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The "hero of the Hudson" is back, and this time he wants to be a hero of democracy.

Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger steered a 154-passenger flight to a safe emergency landing in the Hudson River back in 2009. But he wasn't about to let a Tom Hanks-led retelling of his story cap off his career, so he authored an op-ed in The Washington Post encouraging Americans to fight back against the "cowardly, complicit enablers" currently leading the country.

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