Speaking Up for America

Thursday's Editorial - September 21, 2006

Questions

1.  What is the main idea of this editorial?

2.  What adjectives do you think the Sun's editors would use to describe President Bush's speech?  (Read/listen to the President's speech here.)
What adjectives would you use to describe President Bush's speech?  Why?

3.  After listening to President Bush's speech, what struck the editors about other American politicians?  Then, what questions do the editors ask about President Bush's political opponents?  Do you think their questions are fair?  Explain your answer.

4.  What point do the editors make about Congress and the war in paragraph 3?

5.  What conclusion do the editors make about the American people's reaction to the President's speech? 
Ask at least 2 adults (parents, relatives, neighbors) who have watched the speech what they thought of it.  (Read/listen to the President's speech here.)