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tacocat  ·  862 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Somebody sent Hilary Clinton and Obama mail bombs

"Pfft... Attempted murder? Do they give a Nobel Prize for attempted chemistry?"

ThurberMingus  ·  862 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah, the fringes seem to be running with "none exploded, so this isn't news. Maybe incompetent, probably intentionally non-functional, either way definitely not news."

But that's BS. If the packages had nooses they would pose no personal danger, but that is obiously a threatening message. And if it happens to a dozen prominent members of one party, it's obviously news.

tacocat  ·  862 days ago  ·  link  ·  

They arrested a dude who drives the right wing propaganda ice cream truck so they've moved on to "lone nut who wasn't inspired to action by certain rhetoric." There's going to be a presser in an hour and a half.

(I have very little to do and a Twitter addiction so I end up following this sort of stuff through slim to no effort.)