He also draws a comparison to the fact that as long as we leave the hole in the ground the terrorists win.
In a few months we'll arrive at the seventh year after the events of September 11, 2001. All can recall the coming together of the nation in the aftermath, and then how the coming together fell apart.
It is arguably the greatest political and bureaucratic fiasco in the history of the world. Remember the line about how if we don't rebuild the towers "the terrorists will win"? The terrorists will be dead of old age before this project is finished.
I for one do not want the terrorists to win, but given half the country is insane, it looks like this battle may not be winnable.