An expression indicating that the speaker empathizes with members of an identifiable group that was the subject of a disaster, and projects that others empathize as well.

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  • Probably originates from "today we are all Republicans", said by a physician attending U.S. President Ronald W. Reagan prior to a surgery.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'today we are all':

today we are allAugust 12, 2008:, Robert Barnes, "McCain to Georgian President: "Today, We Are All Georgians"", Washington Post.
today we are allMarch 11, 2004: Denis MacShane, Guardian Unlimited.
today we are allSeptember 12, 2001: Jean-Marie Colombani, "Today, We Are All Americans", Le Monde.
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