The work ahead will be hard. These times demand the best of us - all of us but we can do this. Together we can do this. We can get this country working again. We can get this economy growing again. We can make the safety net safe again. We can do this.
Those people behind the mosque have to respect have to appreciate and have to defer to the people of New York. The wound is still there. Just because the wound is healing you can't say 'Let's just go back to where we were pre-9/11.