As more evidence that Congressman Mark Kirk is one of the top go-to government officials that news media in Chicago turn to when a crisis erupts, watch Mark Kirk on Fox News from this morning.
During times of crisis, the American electorate tends to embrace those elected officials that have shown their experience and steady hand in sorting out the issues and charting a safe course forward. It's worth noting that Democratic hopeful Dan Seals has basically no actual foreign policy experience, and what little Jay Footlik has is limited to Israeli issues.
Jay, Dan, comments on the crisis? Or are you guys still trying to find Pakistan on the map?