Saturday, December 26, 2009

It Burns.


IF THE SHOE BOMB FITS: Jules Crittenden on last night’s failed terror attempt.

Plus, the real homeland security kicked in: “Next thing you know everybody was on him.” Nice to see that travelers haven’t forgotten the lessons of 9/11, even if our leaders mostly have.

Oh snap! Tough talk from a guy who spent eight years licking the boots of a president who hadn't absorbed the greatest lesson of all -- how to prevent 9/11.

Reminds me of Peggy Noonan's greatest effort. Just before Bush left office -- leaving no less than 2,973 civilians dead from an eminently preventable terrorist attack in his wake -- she wrote:

Back to the Christmas gathering. There was no grousing about John McCain, and considerable grousing about the Bush administration, but it was almost always followed by one sentence, and this is more or less what it was: "But he kept us safe."

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