Originally posted on National Post | News:
WATERTOWN, Mass. — Armed guards protected the hospital where the wounded surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect was in serious condition Saturday and unable to be questioned to determine the motives behind the worst terrorist attack in the U.S. since Sept. 11, 2001.
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On one of the most extraordinary days in modern American history — a great old city under lockdown, its people ordered to stay in their homes as thousands of police and military searched for the younger of two Boston Marathon bomb suspects — one man stood as a beacon of hope and clarity.
Almost everywhere else one looked, from Watertown and Cambridge to Toronto and New Jersey, there was professed bewilderment, denial, flourishing conspiracy theories.