Dick Cheney says
"If there's a backlash pending, I think the backlash is going to be against those who are suggesting somehow that we shouldn't take steps to defend the country."
He added: "It's not an accident that we haven't been hit in four years."
What does that mean? Does it mean that the previous decades without an attack were just an accident? Or does it mean that 9/11 was not an accident. I'd tend to agree with the latter, there were some very real causes for that attack.