A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.
Lots of countries, like Israel, live with terrorism every day, and it doesn’t impact their integrity. The big threat to America is the way we react to terrorism by throwing away what everybody values about our country – a commitment to human rights. America is a great nation because we are a good nation.
Attend me, hold me in your muscular flowering arms, protect me from throwing any part of myself away.
One time, I was given an essay topic: to describe a perfect horse, whom the mere sight of the rider’s whip would make obedient. I depicted this perfect horse throwing his rider at the sight of the whip.