The terrorist group Hizb al-Shahid has only been in existence for a short time, but has already perpetrated countless acts of violence across the globe including setting off a dirty bomb in Virginia. My family was at ground zero during the attack and because of that I wondered if I was the right person to stand here today and ask you for your help. Is it too personal? And then I realized, yes, it is personal to me, and to every single one of us. Because the principal at the core of the United Nations is that all people, regardless of race, color, or creed, deserve to live lives of peace, free from the tyranny of sudden violence.
So, on top of all the other humiliations that China is visiting upon our heads, those millions of *voters* are about to watch us surrender their favorite charismatic megafauna -- the very crown jewels of our National Zoo -- without a single damn shot! Not on my watch, lady. It is not happening!