The rest of us were shocked to learn people still want to fly to Detroit.
Shoe/ankle bombers are 0 for 2 now. Is there anyone in our national security agencies that think our luck may be running out? Or, are they too busy tracking all those right-wing extremists?
Stewart Baker from blog Skating on Stilts - his first of ten points:
1. According to early reports, the suspect is 23-year-old Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab, and his name "appears to be included in the government's records of terrorist suspects, according to a preliminary review." The first question, then, is how he managed to get a visa to come to the United States.
If Al Qaeda is an idea in the hearts of jihadis everywhere, and he thinks he’s a part of it, why not grant him the full rights and privileges? Off to Guantanamo, give him a dunking, some AC/DC and Barney, you know, a little of the old “I love you, you love me,” and a military tribunal … oh yeah, never mind. Bungled attack by a wannabe in the post-post-9/11 era? Sounds like a suspended sentence, a couple years of probation, community service and maybe some counseling.
Comments from President Obama:
Not available. On vacation in Hawaii.
Check out Steven Crowder's recent visit to Detroit:
U/T: DougM at SondraK