Last week, the New York Times ran a big story above the fold on the front page raising serious questions about the failure of Massachusetts authorities to scrutinize Tamerlan Tsarnaev in the Sept. 12, 2011 killing in Waltham, Mass., of three of his associates. Had police given Tsarnaev a closer look in that case—and, who knows, charged him—odds are he would not have been able to plot terrorist blasts at the Boston Marathon.
The Boston massacre and our emotional efficiency
Moving on is one of the quintessential expressions of the American spirit, and of the American shallowness.
A citywide lockdown is a certain kind of terror, too.