Let’s compare what’s going on in Boston with the Times Square attempted bombing in 2010. . .
On May 1 at 6:30 p.m. a NYPD officer arrives on the scene and starts closing streets. On May 2, around 2:00 a.m., Mayor Bloomberg gives his now infamous theory that the bombing was probablly tied to hartred of Obamacare. By 3:00 p.m., Ray Kelly announced that they had a suspect and said suspect – Faisal Shahzad – was arrested at JFK airport attempting to board a flight to Dubai at around 6:00 p.m.
All in all, about 53 hours.
And here’s the president yesterday on Boston: “What we don’t yet know, however, is who carried out this attack or why.”
But don’t worry — DHS head Janet Napolitano said yesterday, “no current indication” of a larger plot.
Well, that’s a relief although since the president said he has no idea who carried out this attack suggesting that it isn’t part of a broader plot is a quite a leap, no? Who knows: maybe they’re planing another bombing as I type.
There are two possiblities: 1) The president doesn’t have an idea who is behind it and is staying silent in the public. That would be great news. 2) They really have no clue.
Let’s all hope it’s No. 1.