Saturday, April 20, 2013

Boston 6 months from now

Time Magazine 17 April 2013
What will we think of the Boston atrocity 6 months from now?

Will it be this letter on the New York Times website today?

Kenneth L. Zimmerman of Huntington Beach, California can’t believe that a 19-year-old kid has held an entire city hostage. In order to capture Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, all subways, buses and trains in the Boston area were shut down; universities and schools were closed; residents were told to stay inside their homes; businesses closed down. More than 9,000 law enforcement officers from multiple agencies accompanied by police dogs scoured the area looking for the suspect, conducting door-to-door searches.

You’d think that a foreign country had invaded, he says.

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