Friday, October 29, 2010

Bomb Story Reeks

My first reaction when I heard of this, dear readers, was "bullshit".

The experts on the scene told us clearly that there are no explosives, and then the White House issues a full terror alert, and suddenly claims there are explosives after all. And all this three days before an election in which the President's party is expected to lose heavily. Oh yes, and the supposed bombs were targeted at two synagogues, we are told. How convenient for an administration that is having trouble holding onto the loyalty of the traditionally-Democratic Jewish vote.

As a wise man once said, "In politics, there are no coincidences".

This sounds too much like a desperate President calling a phony alert to try to look "Presidential". Perhaps it's me who is actually full of it; time will tell.

But for the moment, I call bullshit.

Latest story at Al Jazeera English here.

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