They found a powerful bomb in Times Square; if it had gone off, it could have killed hundreds of people.
But somehow, the WaPo headlines seems a little ho-hum about the whole thing:
Car bomb scares Times Square but fails to explode
Oh, it’s just that it scared everybody. Everything was always copacetic. It’s just that people got scared for a while.
“The full attention of city, state and federal law enforcement will be turned to bringing the guilty party to justice in this act of terrorism,” Gov. David Paterson said in a statement. Bloomberg did not describe it as terrorism.
Nothing to see here, folks, move along. President Obama is in charge now, and has cancelled the war on terror, so it just doesn’t exist anymore.