Or JFK airport security for that matter, who cleared Shahzad to fly to Dubai before the jet was stopped.
Or Homeland security, who failed to notice a Pakistani Taliban trained terrorist entering the country.
President Obama said the attempted bombing "is another sobering reminder of the times in which we live." Of attackers, he said, "They will stop at nothing to try and interrupt our life."
Here's an idea, why not try stopping them?
Yeah Contessa, that would have been just grand if this was a case of homegrown terrorism, as if we don't have enough problems. Hey, maybe you can get Bill Ayers to do it?
Update II: Mayor Bloomberg in deep denial.
News Busters: From part of Couric’s interview with the mayor aired on the Monday, May 3 CBS Evening News:
KATIE COURIC: Law enforcement officials don’t know who left the Nissan Pathfinder behind, but, at this point, the mayor believes the suspect acted alone.
MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG: If I had to guess — 25 cents — this would be exactly that, somebody-
COURIC TO BLOOMBERG: A home-grown?
BLOOMBERG: Home-grown, maybe a mentally deranged person or somebody with a political agenda that doesn’t like the health care bill or something. It could be anything.
Stupidity or just willful neglect?
Woman Honor Thyself puts this story in historical perspective by reminding us of NYFD Ladder 4 Engine 54.