Bin Laden and his allies are absolutely convinced they can succeed in forcing America to retreat and causing our economic collapse. They believe our nation is weak and decadent and lacking in patience and resolve, and they’re wrong.
They are wrong — our nation is strong.
It is Bush who showed that he is weak and lacking in patience and resolve when he gave up fighting bin Laden. It is Bush that has shown that he is decadent through his continued addiction to foreign oil.