One of the most honest comments I have heard in a while:
"9/11 shook us. And we lost our focus. We didn't regain our focus for quite a while....the day I got my legs back was the Tom DeLay got up and said we don't have the right to question the President on his domestic policies in a time of war."
(Speech to the Commonwealth Club, July 8, 2005. Full audio available at: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/archive/05/05-07boxer-audio.html)