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“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.”
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Try to imagine that statement being made as part of the very first speech to Congress by a modern American President. ANY speech to anyone at any time, for that matter. Frankly, the only thing I can remember in my lifetime is Gerald Ford’s 1975 State of the Union address where he said, “…the state of the union is not good.”
Maybe we as Americans have never had to face up to a situation as dire as Britain’s in 1940 when the Nazis appeared invincible.