An Alternative Presidential Speech

Caspar Davis authored the following alternative speech:
Some physicists suspect that there are myriad universes parallel to our own, one for each possible outcome of every situation. In one of them, the President made the following speech on Thursday, September 20, 2001.
The hallmark of terrorism is its willingness to act outside the law. Terrorism is a direct assault on the rule of law and hence on civilization itself. If we were to respond outside the law, the terrorists would triumph from the start.
We will have to accept some inconveniences in order to enhance our safety, but we will not infringe the civil liberties of our citizens. To do that would also allow terrorism to triumph from the start.
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Please also read: Bush's Orwellian Address - Happy New Year: It's 1984

For any who didn't hear the one that was spoken in our universe, you can read it as well.