Elevators, stairwells and the streets of Manhattan clogged with panicked men and women as a large plane flew close overhead.
Construction stopped. Traffic re-routed. Ambulances stalled.
And 9/11 returned to haunt those who had survived.
Fear returned to stalk those who were witness to the worst terrorist attack in American history.
An Air Force One backup and two F16 fighter jets flew low over Manhattan this morning to give the media a photo opportunity in chronicling Obama's first 100 days in office. Along with the extravaganzas planned (look for those Greek columns), they needed a great photograph representing...
That 9/11 wasn't that long ago?
That the threat of terrorism is never as far away as Obama would like us to believe?
That no matter what name you paste over terrorism, underneath we all know what it really looks like?
I'm being rhetorical, of course.
We all know how hard our President works to keep that halo around his head.
While our national security is being dismantled by the "righteous left", who believe that waterboarding is torture, and would rather L.A. had a hole to match the one in Manhattan rather than trickle water up the nose of the real torturers;
while dictators around the world salivate at the thought of getting their hands on the jewel that was once America;
while the President figures a golf game in the midst of a flu epidemic is a needed stress reliever;
while he leaves the CDC leaderless and rudderless;
while hollywood and politicians join forces to convince America to stop breathing and breeding, working, and worshipping a Christian God;
while the good guys are portrayed by the media as evil;
while the evil are portrayed as compassionate;
while our greatest natural resource is destroyed daily in the womb, and Obama spreads this evil even farther;
while mayhem and murder cover our southern borders;
while deposts and dictators get an apology from America's President for being...well, American;
while North Korea and Iran get nuclear;
while the viciously radical Taliban inch closer to Islamabad and control of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal...
The President of the United States wants a photo-op: