Thursday, December 31, 2009

Comparing apples to apples

(Newser) – Congressional Republicans hammering President Obama for a "72-hour" delay in responding publicly to the Christmas Day attempted airline bombing seem to be forgetting something: It took President Bush six days to respond to a parallel situation, Politico reports. In December 2001, shoe bomber Richard Reid was foiled by passengers in an attempted attack that exposed gaping security deficiencies just months after 9/11—but neither party nor the media openly criticized Bush over his response time.
Dems Slam GOP Hypocrisy Over Detroit Terror - Bush's shoe bomber response took 6 days; no one complained

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