This is London:
Washington is laid to waste. The Capitol is a blackened, smoking ruin. The White House has been razed. Countless thousands are dead.
This is the apocalyptic scene terrorists hope to create if they ever get their hands on a nuclear bomb.
The computer-generated image below was posted on an Islamic extremists' website yesterday.
Prior to 9/11, we tried the Democratic approach to fighting terrorism. An escalating series of attacks culminated in catastrophic blows against Manhattan and Washington.
Our era must grapple with extremists who seek access to tiny war-machines capable of unimaginable destruction.
The thought of another Carter-esque, weak-willed appeaser as President is disturbing, at best.
Hat tips: AJ Strata and Larwyn