Ed Driscoll

Great Moments In Timing From The Gray Lady

At the Corner, Jonah Goldberg quotes the lede from a piece by Michael Sheehan in today’s New York Times:

WHILE it’s possible that this weekend’s failed car-bomb incident in Times Square was part of a complicated international terrorist plot, the unsophisticated nature of the device has given rise to a much-needed discussion about the threat of “home grown” and “lone wolf” violence in the United States.
The subject leads many to throw up their hands: how, short of creating a police state, can we prevent a lone deranged person from making a crude bomb and parking it somewhere?

The Gray Lady’s typically awesome sense of timing never fails.