Sunday, October 24, 2004

Al Q. Election attack?

AP has a report on a possible pre-election attack by Al Q.

WASHINGTON (AP) - FBI investigators have made new arrests and developed leads that reinforce concerns that terrorists plan to strike around the presidential election, officials said Saturday, even though the CIA has discredited a person who told its agents of such a plot involving al-Qaida.

A senior FBI official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said some of the leads were culled from interviews with thousands of individuals that agents have conducted in the Muslim community.

The official would not be more specific, but said the FBI continues to have misgivings about possible al-Qaida intentions to launch an attack with the goal of affecting the elections.

Several people have been taken into custody recently on charges not related to terrorism, but officials are investigating whether they may have been involved in terror activities, said another law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity.
It is hard to believe that Al Q. would make such an attack. If they do they I'd say it was because of a serious misreading of America.

Such an attack would enrage the American people and likely give Bush a fifty state victory.

Well those boys ain't too smart any way. Cunning in a low sort of way. Yes.

Smart? No.


Final Historian said...

50 State victory? Hardly. The Democrats would use this as a way of accusing George W. Bush of leaving America less safe.

M. Simon said...

Accusations are one thing. The reaction of the American people is another.

Remember 9/11. For a week or so 90% of America was Republican.