Sometimes leadership is less about the charisma often required to make great leaps forward than it is about the need for a calmly reassuring hand at the helm when the seas are rough and in tumult. Gerald Ford seemed to know his job was in the latter category. He did that job superbly well and with a strength of character that gained the praise and thanks of a grateful nation.
You scored the touchdown when it counted most to your team, Mr. President. Your nation and your fans continue to cheer your accomplishments.