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October 11, 2005

NYC Subway Threat: Hoax

Our "informant" in Iraq made it all up.

Couple of points:

* The Bush Administration never gave this much credence and said so. The decision to treat this as serious was Michael Bloomberg's. The most DHS officials said is that they supported New York's decision to err on the side of caution. But, of course, we'll have Keith Olbermann "questioning the timing" and the MSM pinning this all on the Bush Administration anyhow.

* I still think Bloomberg made the right call.

Lots of hoax bomb threats are called into colleges every year, suspiciously around exam time. They know almost all of these are hoaxes, but they clear the buildings and search just the same. And they're right to do so.

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posted by Ace at 01:03 PM

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