"I have had a strong and a long relationship on national security, I've been
involved in every national crisis that this nation has faced since Beirut, I
understand the issues, I understand and appreciate the enormity of the challenge
we face from radical Islamic extremism,"
the Senator declared. "I am prepared. I am prepared. I need no
on-the-job training. I wasn't a mayor for a short period of time. I wasn't a
governor for a short period of time."