If John McCain wants to have a debate about who has the temperament, and judgment, to serve as the next Commander-in-Chief, that's a debate I'm ready to have. Those are mutual interests. There is so much fear, so much mistrust.
We shouldn't use the obstacles we face as an excuse for cynicism. I will end this war in Iraq responsibly, and finish the fight against al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan. I love this country, and so do you, and so does John McCain.
We are taking concrete actions to change course. There will be many issues to discuss between our two countries, and we are willing to move forward without preconditions on the basis of mutual respect.
They're ready to turn the page on the old politics and the old policies - whether it's the war in Iraq or the health care crisis we're in, or a school system that's leaving too many kids behind despite the slogans. And because she had to miss days of work, she was let go and lost her health care.
But Moses says: What I am commanding you is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. Now let there be no doubt. So I have known Islam on three continents before coming to the region where it was first revealed.
Thank you. And may God's peace be upon you.