The question did, however, recall a similar question to George Bush by NBC's Brian Williams in the days following 9/11. To which Dubya staggeringly replied:
"Americans are sacrificing. I mean, we are, we are...You know, we pay a lot of taxes. Um, the uh...Americans sacrificed when they, um...You know when the economy went into the tank. Americans sacrificed when...you know, air travel was disrupted."