At the moment, President George W. Bush's voter approval rating is very high. Americans are rallying behind their president in the time of difficulty. The American Congress is completely united.
The leaders of the nations of the world almost unanimously condemn the events of September 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center, New York City. This is the moment of decision.
We are all in pain, some are in fear, others are in confusion. How shall we proceed? What is needed is clear vision.
Right now, whatever America decides to do will determine the fate of countless people worldwide. Their futures may well be in our hands. Whether in trust or in fear, most are watching America to see what we will do. All eyes are on us now.
We must demonstrate justice. Revenge has already been demonstrated on our soil. The world will recognize true justice as opposed to revenge.
This is America's chance to do more than talk about a better life. We must lead as an example of a better life.