Ten years ago, in a very rare moment in time, our country put aside politics and partisan sniping to focus on a horrific crisis - the 9/11 attacks. Within that sliver of American history, politicians stopped playing games and worked together to face down a threat that had put our very way of life in jeopardy. Everyday Americans put their faith in their elected leaders because we that trusted that they understood the seriousness of an attack on our homeland, and in the best interest of their families and constituents, they would be diligent in protecting us from additional attacks. For the most part, they didn't let us down.
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