Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Define "Homegrown"

We join this press conference with New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly already in progress...

"That's exactly what I'm saying. The Times Square Bomber, Faisal Shahzad, fits the profile of a 'homegrown' terrorist."

"Commissioner Kelly! Commissioner Kelley! How, exactly, does the son of a high-ranking Pakistani military officer, a man who only became a naturalized U.S. citizen last year, someone who received training at a terrorist camp in Waziristan, a guy who was in contact with that radical cleric in Yemen Anwar Awlaki, and a person with ties to the Pakistani Taliban qualify as a 'homegrown' terrorist?"

"Mayor Bloomberg and I are still working out that part..."