August 11, 2006: Analysis: Politics of the war on terror (AP)

  • “We’ve taken a lot of measures to protect the American people,” President Bush said Thursday. “But obviously we’re still not completely safe.”
  • Cheney said Lieberman’s loss might encourage “the al-Qaida types” who want to “break the will of the American people in terms of our ability to stay in the fight and complete the task.”