Breaking: CNN says feds believe they’ve identified a suspect in the Boston bombing; Update: Feds want to talk to “a number of people”; Update: No arrests; Update: Black jacket, gray hooded sweatshirt, white cap

posted at 1:48 pm on April 17, 2013 by Allahpundit

If you believe John King, there’s surveillance video from Lord & Taylor department store of someone carrying and “perhaps” dropping a black bag near the site of the second bombing. What that means, I take it, is that they don’t have video of the drop itself but still frames of someone with, and then without, a backpack within a few seconds.

Investigators believe they have identified a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, a source who has been briefed on the investigation told CNN’s John King exclusively.

The breakthrough came from analysis of video from a department store near the site of the second explosion. Video from a Boston television station also contributed to the progress, said the source, who declined to be more specific but called it a significant development.

No images yet, but apparently CNN reported on air that the suspect has a dark complexion. This is … interesting too:

There’s a briefing today at 5 p.m. ET. I don’t know if “identified” means they already have a name or if they’re going purely by description, in which case they’ll have to release the surveillance videos and risk “inflammation.” Sources tell the Boston Globe that they’re “very close” in the investigation, which I guess means that if they don’t have the name yet, they think they will soon.

Like Ace, I’m curious to see if the surveillance images match with any of the people identified in the 4Chan crowdsourcing of marathon Flickr photos. I skimmed through them this morning and nothing looked odd to me except the two guys with black backpacks and beige pants and boots standing next to each other. But that makes no sense: If you’re operating in concert, why make it easier for the feds to spot you by wearing similar clothes? Anyway, stand by for updates.

Update: I guess they have a name.

CNN’s now reporting that the arrest’s been made. Stay tuned.

Update: I find it morbidly strange that the bomber(s) didn’t have plans for a second attack immediately, i.e. within hours, after the marathon bombing. They know they’re probably going to get caught, and given all the cameras at the finish line, it’s probably going to be soon. If they’re willing to kill on Monday, why not yesterday or today before they’re pinched?

Update Hmmmmm.

Authorities investigating the Boston Marathon bombing said Wednesday they have developed “solid leads” and identified “a number of people” they want to talk to after viewing hundreds of hours of video, with one or two standing out.

Senior officials told NBC News that they were not prepared to characterize those individuals as suspects.

“We are zeroing in on some people,” an official said.

Investigators analyzing photos and video have found people carrying black backpacks and duffel bags and setting them down in the area where the bombs went off, officials said.

Sounds like maybe they’ve got one suspect on the L&T video but think he may have had a partner.

Update: NBC says there’s no arrest yet but the AP says the suspect’s already on his way to the courthouse.

Update: The plot thickens:

Update: Total chaos:

Update: CBS has the first details of the surveillance vid, or so says their source:

At the site of what became the second explosion on Monday, surveillance video captured a man wearing a black jacket and gray hooded sweatshirt placing a backpack on the ground while talking on a cell phone, sources told Orr.

While the man was on the phone, the first explosion went off.

CBS News senior correspondent John Miller reports that authorities settled on one individual late Tuesday and are having discussions over whether to go public with identifying the person.

Update: Two tweets from the Boston Globe, posted within 11 minutes of each other, presented without further comment:

Update: A little more detail from a CBS affiliate:

Orr said authorities have video of a man in a black jacket on a cell phone, wearing a gray hoodie and a white baseball cap backwards placing a black bag at the second bomb site outside of the Forum restaurant on Boylston Street and then leaving the area before that explosion.

Orr said the man was on the phone at the second bomb site when the first bomb exploded.

Orr said the FBI looked at time man was on his cell phone and then went back and scanned all the calls made in the area to track who they wanted to talk to.

Are they suggesting that he detonated the bomb remotely by phone or that he placed a call to someone, or somewhere, that threw up a red flag?

Update: An FBI spokesman says nope, no arrests have been made. Who told CNN and the AP and the Boston Globe otherwise?

Update: Another strike against CNN: According to CBS, the suspect doesn’t have a “dark complexion.”

Update: I skimmed the 4Chan gallery again but didn’t see anyone matching the CBS description. (There’s a guy in a white hat and black coat/pullover, but no hoodie.) The only one that looks close-ish is about two-thirds of the way down the page, with a bunch of flags in the foreground, of a man crouched against a wall with a black backpack. But the cap looks gray, not white, and I don’t see a hood, just a jacket with a big collar. I don’t think the suspect’s in any of those images.

Update: Indeed.

Update: The “official” who told the AP earlier that a suspect is in custody is standing by that despite the FBI’s denial. Hmmm.


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Wait…by “WHITE MALE,” do they mean a white-white male? Or a white-hispanic male? Or a white-Asian male? Or…

(Since it’s capitalized for emphasis, I’m guessing they mean white-white, but one never knows…)

Also wondering if the delay in reporting more details is to allow “journalists” time to scour the web for similarly-named people who’ve ever done anything remotely conservative…

Finally–

“not inflaming”–wildly speculating that the guilty party is a “right-winger”

“inflaming”–reporting actual details of real suspects

Okay…one more thing…would any news group dare to post a comment with “BLACK MALE” or “MUSLIM MALE” or anything but “WHITE MALE” capitalized like that? (I could be wrong…but I’m thinking no.)

butterflies and puppies on April 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Allah, is this the photo you were referencing? http://i.imgur.com/aCjGrD0h.jpg

happytobehere on April 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Drudge just now on Twitter:

Is the government lying to the media? AGAIN.

Rational Thought on April 17, 2013 at 3:12 PM

Ha! When have they ever?

The Rogue Tomato on April 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Just for sesqui

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Sesqui, just for you

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Breaking News: Hot Air is reporting that Mary Katharine Ham has been arrested. Bail hearing is set for 4pm. We can only assume she is wanted in connection with the Boston Bombings…she is a conservative with tax issues after all.

Check the front page folks. And stay tuned for further updates!

*Hey that was fun. And I didn’t even have to make all of it up. Take that CNN infobabes.*

Lily on April 17, 2013 at 3:10 PM

Jury selection is at 4, bail hearing shortly thereafter (and there’s only 1 ‘e’).

Steve Eggleston on April 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Boston Fed Courthouse being cleared of presstitutes, civilians.

Steve Eggleston on April 17, 2013 at 3:12 PM

O_o

I don’t care what color, religion, or gender this person(S) is, just track their butt down already. I hope the bombing wasn’t the start of something bigger and that these threats are just morons prank calling.

Bishop on April 17, 2013 at 3:16 PM

So no one will see what is happening?

kingsjester on April 17, 2013 at 3:14 PM

Hmmm… Don’t know. It was just announced on ABC radio.

Fallon on April 17, 2013 at 3:16 PM

Did any of these geniuses with the news media ever think that by announcing the “imminent arrest” of somebody with a given description or wearing certain color clothes, if the guilty party hears this and has not yet been arrested, he will change clothes, put on makeup and/or a wig and disappear from the Boston area?

Steve Z on April 17, 2013 at 3:17 PM

WHITE GUY

So it IS Bill Ayers…

Skywise on April 17, 2013 at 3:06 PM

The “white guy” designation is reserved for those thought-criminals who do not vote to keep the Democrat ruining class in power.

This designation is due to “white guys” voting for the GOP. We dropped the “guys” and just designate evil as “white” since most white people now vote for the GOP and shaming them is the only way to get them back since our policies have consistently failed.

Thanks!

- Democrat ruining class overlords

Punchenko on April 17, 2013 at 3:18 PM

Did any of these geniuses with the news media ever think that by announcing the “imminent arrest” of somebody with a given description or wearing certain color clothes, if the guilty party hears this and has not yet been arrested, he will change clothes, put on makeup and/or a wig and disappear from the Boston area?

Steve Z on April 17, 2013 at 3:17 PM

That could be their intention.

tom daschle concerned on April 17, 2013 at 3:18 PM

Hmmmmmmmmm….may the suspect is a white male

Creepy

LordMaximus on April 17, 2013 at 3:18 PM

Now there’s a couple of fire trucks in front of the Boston Fed Courthouse.

Steve Eggleston on April 17, 2013 at 3:19 PM

The “official” who told the AP earlier that a suspect is in custody is standing by that despite the FBI’s denial. Hmmm.

Looks like DC has stepped in and now calling the shots in Boston. Eyes on Holder, Napolitano.

petefrt on April 17, 2013 at 3:19 PM

HAHAHAHAHA

Sirota is getting slammed on Twitter, so much so that he changed his avatar.

Bishop on April 17, 2013 at 3:19 PM

Holder is taking over the information distribution…ugh.

d1carter on April 17, 2013 at 3:21 PM

LordMaximus on April 17, 2013 at 3:18 PM

The cap is not backwards though.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 3:21 PM

Hmmmmmmmmm….may the suspect is a white male

Creepy

LordMaximus on April 17, 2013 at 3:18 PM

Looks like Opie Taylor from Mayberry

djl130 on April 17, 2013 at 3:22 PM

Hmmmmmmmmm….may the suspect is a white male

Creepy

LordMaximus on April 17, 2013 at 3:18 PM

One of the commenters on that site makes the point that the glass is already broken….

oldroy on April 17, 2013 at 3:22 PM

Pssssst…. wanna buy a souvenir?

Shy Guy on April 17, 2013 at 3:22 PM

So after mowing the backyard we still are at ‘Wolfe is an idiot’. Ok. Off to chop up two perfectly good hedges just because.

Limerick on April 17, 2013 at 3:23 PM

verbaluce on April 17, 2013 at 2:51 PM

I just hope they catch/fry ‘m, soon.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 2:53 PM

Indeed.

verbaluce on April 17, 2013 at 3:24 PM

Jury selection is at 4, bail hearing shortly thereafter (and there’s only 1 ‘e’).

Steve Eggleston on April 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Unnamed sources tell us that there was indeed a second “e” and that juror number 5 has been eliminated because she was passing racy notes back and forth with the bailiff.

Lily on April 17, 2013 at 3:24 PM

…if the guilty party hears this and has not yet been arrested, he will … disappear from the Boston area?

Steve Z on April 17, 2013 at 3:17 PM

That could be their intention.

tom daschle concerned on April 17, 2013 at 3:18 PM

Yes, it could easily motivate an activist to leak the info.

petefrt on April 17, 2013 at 3:24 PM

Creepy

LordMaximus on April 17, 2013 at 3:18 PM

The cap is not white.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 3:25 PM

Fox – There is a bomb threat against the fed courthouse in Boston, but the officials think it’s just a prank.

Steve Eggleston on April 17, 2013 at 3:25 PM

A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press that a suspect was in custody. The official, who was not authorized to divulge details of the investigation, said the suspect was expected in federal court.
But FBI and the U.S. attorney’s office in Boston said no arrests had been made.

this is why the confusion. the offical was not authorized to say what he said. The FBI and others must not have wanted the information released so they ar ein the “no comment” mode. Governments lie. .

unseen on April 17, 2013 at 3:25 PM

Switched over to msdnc

They’re gloating

cmsinaz on April 17, 2013 at 3:25 PM

Switched over to msdnc

They’re gloating

cmsinaz on April 17, 2013 at 3:25 PM

What the hell is there to gloat about?

tom daschle concerned on April 17, 2013 at 3:27 PM

Creepy

LordMaximus on April 17, 2013 at 3:18 PM

That could be a woman, too. Just sayin’…

Fallon on April 17, 2013 at 3:27 PM

Sirota is getting slammed on Twitter, so much so that he changed his avatar.

Bishop on April 17, 2013 at 3:19 PM

Is that meme called Sirotating? or something?

dogsoldier on April 17, 2013 at 3:27 PM

It’s rather pathetic watching statists all chomping at the bit to find out who did it so they can then blame everyone who looks like him.

Statists gonna state.

fatlibertarianinokc on April 17, 2013 at 3:27 PM

The source says suspect in custody. FBI says no arrests. These are not mutually exclusive.

The only thing wrong with suspecting the guy wearing what looks like a green cap who looks like he’s accessing his backpack, is that he’s doing it a good 40 feet from where the cooker went off, so they need evidence he moved or threw the pack.

ROCnPhilly on April 17, 2013 at 3:28 PM

Allah, is this the photo you were referencing? http://i.imgur.com/aCjGrD0h.jpg

happytobehere on April 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Check out the guy Mr. WHITE hat is engaged with. The skinny North African Muslim looking dude in blue with his own knapsack.

BL@KBIRD on April 17, 2013 at 3:28 PM

Creepy

LordMaximus on April 17, 2013 at 3:18 PM

The cap is not white.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 3:25 PM

David Sirota is not pleased, Lord Maximus.

Now you better get back out there and find us the white male Tea Party Southerner that were looking for or by Gaia you’re not getting that autographed pair of underpants from Chris Hayes.

Punchenko on April 17, 2013 at 3:29 PM

The law enforcement leakers should be hunted down, fired, and prosecuted. Any information they put out prematurely could aid suspects and accessories to escape or destroy evidence.

It is inexcusable.

Adjoran on April 17, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Fallon on April 17, 2013 at 3:27 PM

You’re right, it could be a woman. The other thing about this picture is the backpack actually looks like it could have a pressure cooker in it.

ORconservative on April 17, 2013 at 3:31 PM

verbaluce on April 17, 2013 at 2:51 PM

I just hope they catch/fry ‘m, soon.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 2:53 PM
Indeed.

verbaluce on April 17, 2013 at 3:24 PM

Indeed, indeed.

Jabberwock on April 17, 2013 at 3:31 PM

Drudge just now on Twitter:

Is the government lying to the media? AGAIN.

Rational Thought on April 17, 2013 at 3:12 PM

So brave. Instead of apology, accuse. How about not sticking unconfirmed one-liners from anonymous sources on twitter in bold red font on top of your frontpage Drudge?

lester on April 17, 2013 at 3:31 PM

The reality of the situation is that if it was a white guy, stations like CNN and MSNBC will be gloating for an eternity. He will, more than likely, turn out to be an anti-govt extremist.

The Dems/liberals win again.

gumbyandpokey on April 17, 2013 at 3:32 PM

http://news.yahoo.com/fbi-denies-cnn-bombing-arrest-report-chastises-media-190628376.html

The FBI says “no arrest has been made,” media should “exercise caution and attempt to verify information” before reporting:

Contrary to widespread reporting, no arrest has been made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack. Over the past day and a half, there have been a number of press reports based on information from unofficial sources that has been inaccurate. Since these stories often have unintended consequences, we ask the media, particularly at this early stage of the investigation, to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting.

weaselyone on April 17, 2013 at 3:32 PM

So brave. Instead of apology, accuse. How about not sticking unconfirmed one-liners from anonymous sources on twitter in bold red font on top of your frontpage Drudge?

lester on April 17, 2013 at 3:31 PM

Unfortunately he has more guts and integrity than the entire gov’t.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 3:33 PM

So many photos, so many videos, this is the type of thing that some one just happens to have something of value…but it will take days/weeks/months to find it.

right2bright on April 17, 2013 at 3:33 PM

Just for sesqui

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM

He looks like her type, the azzhole type that is :), though he looks also ghey and white.

jimver on April 17, 2013 at 3:34 PM

Old/busted:
 

rogerb and his opinion on how gangs rarely use guns (yes, it sound as stupid as you think) oddly absent.
 
lester on December 26, 2012 at 12:16 PM

 
New hotness:
 

So brave. Instead of apology, accuse. How about not sticking unconfirmed one-liners from anonymous sources on twitter in bold red font on top of your frontpage Drudge?
 
lester on April 17, 2013 at 3:31 PM

 
(Don’t you want to link to where you claim I said it, lester?)

rogerb on April 17, 2013 at 3:34 PM

backpack actually looks like it could have a pressure cooker in it.

ORconservative on April 17, 2013 at 3:31 PM

…or books, cameras, lunch, that’s the problem, many people carry backpacks…

right2bright on April 17, 2013 at 3:35 PM

we ask the media, particularly at this early stage of the investigation, to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting.

Pffft. That would be journalism. They gave that up long ago.

The Rogue Tomato on April 17, 2013 at 3:35 PM

Liam on April 17, 2013 at 2:55 PM
Resist We Much on April 17, 2013 at 3:01 PM

And where have I offered some ‘preference’?
The perp didn’t get killed – and they seem to know how to do this stuff and have the inclination to use that knowledge.
Be it DT, AQ, or just some loner psychopath (all possibilities) – they tend to be repeat offenders.

I think as it stands now, you could equally build a profile for a McVeigh or a Shahzad.

verbaluce on April 17, 2013 at 3:36 PM

The reality of the situation is that if it was a white guy, stations like CNN and MSNBC will be gloating for an eternity. He will, more than likely, turn out to be an anti-govt extremist.

The Dems/liberals win again.

gumbyandpokey on April 17, 2013 at 3:32 PM

Nobody wins when three people are dead and some 200 injured.

lester on April 17, 2013 at 3:36 PM

Allah, is this the photo you were referencing? http://i.imgur.com/aCjGrD0h.jpg

happytobehere on April 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Don’t think that’s the second bombsite.

Steve Eggleston on April 17, 2013 at 3:37 PM

Oh, lookie, pokeme is back from the grave :)

jimver on April 17, 2013 at 3:37 PM

ROCnPhilly on April 17, 2013 at 3:28 PM

Plus, that particular possible suspect is not white. He looks, what? North Korean?

ROCnPhilly on April 17, 2013 at 3:37 PM

The reality of the situation is that if it was a white guy, stations like CNN and MSNBC will be gloating for an eternity. He will, more than likely, turn out to be an anti-govt extremist.

The Dems/liberals win again.

gumbyandpokey on April 17, 2013 at 3:32 PM

Win what again? They are going to be crushed today on gun control after they spent all their energy on it for the last 4 months…

mnjg on April 17, 2013 at 3:37 PM

breaking news about boston courthouse being evacuated.

chasdal on April 17, 2013 at 3:37 PM

He looks like her type, the azzhole type that is :), though he looks also ghey and white.

jimver on April 17, 2013 at 3:34 PM

She will call you a white bigot.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 3:37 PM

The reality of the situation is that if it was a white guy, stations like CNN and MSNBC will be gloating for an eternity. He will, more than likely, turn out to be an anti-govt extremist.

The Dems/liberals win again.

gumbyandpokey on April 17, 2013 at 3:32 PM

i’m here if you need a shoulder to cry on.

sesquipedalian on April 17, 2013 at 3:38 PM

Win what again? They are going to be crushed today on gun control after they spent all their energy on it for the last 4 months…

mnjg on April 17, 2013 at 3:37 PM

If the perp is a WHITE MALE, the gun control vote will merit just a passing reference on the news and in the paper.

gumbyandpokey on April 17, 2013 at 3:40 PM

So if this photo is the “white guy” in the white baseball cap, he appears to be a white guy like George Zimmerman was a white guy.

Rational Thought on April 17, 2013 at 3:40 PM

tantalizing news of a dark skinned male proven false, certain hotair commenters hardest hit.

sesquipedalian on April 17, 2013 at 2:37 PM

How’s it been “proven false”?

And how much exactly did Salon pay you to “write” that article? Their “stock” price is only 25 cents a share.

Del Dolemonte on April 17, 2013 at 3:40 PM

Right, you are right and as my better half said, we would have had backpacks in that crowd as well.
My point is that in some of these pictures the back pack in no way has a pressure cooker in it.

ORconservative on April 17, 2013 at 3:40 PM

I have a question for the Hot Air management. Why are you reporting any of this uncomfirmed and contradictory reporting. You are acting just like the MSM. Why don’t just wait for the official annoucement and see who they have or don’t have. The news media old or new is all the same.

jerryofva on April 17, 2013 at 3:41 PM

Isn’t it amazing how Obama has brought this nation together in a time of crisis?///

Sheesh.

kingsjester on April 17, 2013 at 3:42 PM

So if this photo is the “white guy” in the white baseball cap, he appears to be a white guy like George Zimmerman was a white guy.

Rational Thought on April 17, 2013 at 3:40 PM

Hmmm, that guy looks like, Apolo Ohno.

sentinelrules on April 17, 2013 at 3:42 PM

Nobody wins when three people are dead and some 200 injured.

lester on April 17, 2013 at 3:36 PM

In politics, one side always wins.

If the guy was an illegal alien, the immigration bill takes a hit.

If he’s just a homegrown WHITE MALE who hates the govt, then the GOP takes the hit.

Every political situation has a winner and a loser.

And terrorist attacks always become political.

gumbyandpokey on April 17, 2013 at 3:42 PM

breaking news about boston courthouse being evacuated.

chasdal on April 17, 2013 at 3:37 PM

We had that a half-hour ago.

Steve Eggleston on April 17, 2013 at 3:43 PM

i’m here if you need a shoulder to cry on.

sesquipedalian on April 17, 2013 at 3:38 PM

Low IQ communist scum and slave of the state… First gumbyandpokcey is on your side… Second your side is going to be f***ing crushed today on the gun control… You subhumans spent the last 4 months trying to pass gun control and you failed miserably…

mnjg on April 17, 2013 at 3:43 PM

(Don’t you want to link to where you claim I said it, lester?)

rogerb on April 17, 2013 at 3:34 PM

I’ve responded to that in two different gun threads and yet you keep brining it up asking the exact same question. A stalker of your level, I’m sure you have read them and decided to ignore.

Not unlike Drudge your work is based on copy-pasting and editorializing what others say so I can see why you picked it up here. It’s a matter of sympathy.

lester on April 17, 2013 at 3:43 PM

this is just like what happened at the newtown shooting, remember? news outlets were SO QUICK to be the first to report breaking news that they didn’t even care to see if their facts were right. there was a lot of conflicting information.

if only we could trust news outlets to care about facts more than ratings: instead of trying to make sure that they are the first to break news, they could say “being first doesn’t matter if you don’t have the right info.” BUT NO, THAT’S TOO MUCH TO ASK FOR FROM THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA. *facepalm*

Sachiko on April 17, 2013 at 3:44 PM

How’s it been “proven false”?

Del Dolemonte on April 17, 2013 at 3:40 PM

to the despair of some, it’s been contradicted my more recent info.

sesquipedalian on April 17, 2013 at 3:44 PM

Rational thought ,they said his hat was backwards. I saw a photo today of a white male with backpack and a black male with backpack. Gotta take any news now with a grain of salt…

sandee on April 17, 2013 at 3:45 PM

So if this photo is the “white guy” in the white baseball cap, he appears to be a white guy like George Zimmerman was a white guy.

Rational Thought on April 17, 2013 at 3:40 PM

He is part of the new classification White-Arabic

HumpBot Salvation on April 17, 2013 at 3:45 PM

Low IQ communist scum and slave of the state… First gumbyandpokcey is on your side… Second your side is going to be f***ing crushed today on the gun control… You subhumans spent the last 4 months trying to pass gun control and you failed miserably…

mnjg on April 17, 2013 at 3:43 PM

i have a tissue for you as well.

sesquipedalian on April 17, 2013 at 3:45 PM

Dammit, I did it again – I brought back the ugly in a liberal commenter by asking what happened to it.

Steve Eggleston on April 17, 2013 at 3:46 PM

Been watching this most of the day. Just a gut feeling, but I suspect the reports of an arrest were true, and that they’re working out how to handle the suspect without a riot or lynching. I’m thinking the weirdness at the courthouse is related.

We’ll see…

ElectricPhase on April 17, 2013 at 3:47 PM

The law enforcement leakers should be hunted down, fired, and prosecuted. Any information they put out prematurely could aid suspects and accessories to escape or destroy evidence.

It is inexcusable.

Adjoran on April 17, 2013 at 3:30 PM

I understand that Menino said in an interview that an arrest had been made; don’t know if he said that based on LE information or if he just heard it like we did.

I can believe leakers in a mayor’s office before I believe leakers in the FBI.

slickwillie2001 on April 17, 2013 at 3:47 PM

So – everybody realizes the white guy in question is 40 feet away from the blast. After it happened. With his backpack intact? Check the glass all around and the scaffolds…

oldroy on April 17, 2013 at 3:47 PM

Not unlike Drudge your work is based on copy-pasting and editorializing what others say so I can see why you picked it up here. It’s a matter of sympathy.

lester on April 17, 2013 at 3:43 PM

please be tolerant with rogerb. he’s, uh, special.

sesquipedalian on April 17, 2013 at 3:47 PM

gumbyandpokey on April 17, 2013 at 3:42 PM

So every white male lunatic is now associated with the Republican party? LOL… I did not know that Republicans are responsible for every white man behavior…

Now tell me why the democrats are losing the gun control battle so badly despite that they spend 4 months 24/7 raging against guns?…

mnjg on April 17, 2013 at 3:47 PM

I’ve also been leaning towards crazy white dude (Atlanta Olympics-like). Seems like a real lack of gloating by the perps. No Allah Akbar nonsense.

The weird thing is the site. Seems like an unusual event for a bombing. Especially a non-suicide bombing. This whole thing seems terribly odd for a group with a political agenda. It just seems to scream “lone nuttiness”.

The anti-govt angle is off too since this site seems to have no government significance.

I guess I’m saying it seems like basic anti-social/psychopath behavior.

happytobehere on April 17, 2013 at 3:47 PM

So brave. Instead of apology, accuse. How about not sticking unconfirmed one-liners from anonymous sources on twitter in bold red font on top of your frontpage Drudge?

lester on April 17, 2013 at 3:31 PM

When did Drudge link to a twitter account as a source for a headline?

Can you provide an instance where Drudge used a one-liner linking to an anonymous source on twitter?

weaselyone on April 17, 2013 at 3:48 PM

How’s it been “proven false”?

Del Dolemonte on April 17, 2013 at 3:40 PM

to the despair of some, it’s been contradicted my more recent info.

sesquipedalian on April 17, 2013 at 3:44 PM

And there’s absolutely no possibility that the more recent info might also be wrong? Thanks for clearing that up!

PS, what if it turns out to be a white member of al Qaeda? Or, heaven forbid, a white who IDs himself as a Democrat?

Del Dolemonte on April 17, 2013 at 3:48 PM

i have a tissue for you as well.

sesquipedalian on April 17, 2013 at 3:45 PM

What exactly are you celebrating low IQ communist scum? I do not understand what you are excited about? Is that your side being crushed today on gun control after they spent the last 4 months dancing on the grave of children to pass more gun control? You can use the tissue to wipe my shoes because an low IQ subhuman like cannot do more than that…

mnjg on April 17, 2013 at 3:50 PM

Check out the guy Mr. WHITE hat is engaged with. The skinny North African Muslim looking dude in blue with his own knapsack.

BL@KBIRD on April 17, 2013 at 3:28 PM

Saw the same thing.

AH_C on April 17, 2013 at 3:50 PM

“The attack on our consulate in Benghazi was a direct result of the inflamitory video on YouTube…” – The Government

Seven Percent Solution on April 17, 2013 at 3:50 PM

i’m here if you need a shoulder to cry on.

sesquipedalian on April 17, 2013 at 3:38 PM

Liar. Turds don’t have shoulders.

Aviator on April 17, 2013 at 3:50 PM

First gumbyandpokcey is on your side

Anyone would be proud of that.

I owned this site during election season. I told you goofs exactly what was going to happen and I nailed the result.

While people whined about polls being “skewed,” I did my best to warn you all about what was going to happen.

And now I’m telling you that the MSM (TV, newspaper, radio) will be gloating their a@@@@ off if it’s a WHITE MALE. And that translates into a loss for Conservatives and the GOP.

gumbyandpokey on April 17, 2013 at 3:50 PM

i’m here if you need a shoulder to cry on.

sesquipedalian on April 17, 2013 at 3:38 PM

It’s getting to be like an electoral horserace isn’t it Squippy? You are pretty sure it is some ideological progeny of Billy Ayers and “the other” are pretty sure it’s some foreign fellers. It is going back and forth by the hour. What do the odds look like Squippy? Who is involved when things go all murky? Hope you haven’t put too much money on it. Will you call it a draw if it’s a WHITE Muslim?

BL@KBIRD on April 17, 2013 at 3:51 PM

So every white male lunatic is now associated with the Republican party? LOL… I did not know that Republicans are responsible for every white man behavior…

mnjg on April 17, 2013 at 3:47 PM

Yup. Even though Jared Loughner was a Ho Chi Kerry supporter in 2004, the Liberal Media decided that he was a Tea Party supporter and loved Sarah Palin.

sentinelrules on April 17, 2013 at 3:51 PM

Funny the only time you see the chitforbrainspedalian on his knees (well other than when he’s working his shift at the glory-hole) is when he’s praying that some white dude somewhere committed an atrocity, in hopes that he can score some political points. The squid is such a sad pathetic, vile little pustule.

HumpBot Salvation on April 17, 2013 at 3:51 PM

Nobody wins when three people are dead and some 200 injured.

lester on April 17, 2013 at 3:36 PM

Unless you’re a progressive liberal, then you get rewarded with tenure.

ClassicCon on April 17, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Del Dolemonte on April 17, 2013 at 3:48 PM

When it come to skin color Middle Easterns are classified as WHITE… Too many idiots do not realize this fact…

mnjg on April 17, 2013 at 3:52 PM

So if this photo is the “white guy” in the white baseball cap, he appears to be a white guy like George Zimmerman was a white guy.

Rational Thought on April 17, 2013 at 3:40 PM

In the second picture, the backpack is off his back, but his arms are both forward in an unnatural walking position unless he’s carrying something. Maybe he’s placing it, maybe he just got tired of carrying his backpack one way.

slickwillie2001 on April 17, 2013 at 3:53 PM

Not unlike Drudge your work is based on copy-pasting and editorializing what others say so I can see why you picked it up here. It’s a matter of sympathy.

lester on April 17, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Drudge makes more $$$ than you copy-pasting and editorializing what others say. He even makes more $$$ than those who are saying it. :-(

He’s a winner.

Sadly, we can’t all be winners which is why some of us vote Democrat.

Punchenko on April 17, 2013 at 3:53 PM

Been watching this most of the day. Just a gut feeling, but I suspect the reports of an arrest were true, and that they’re working out how to handle the suspect without a riot or lynching. I’m thinking the weirdness at the courthouse is related.

We’ll see…

ElectricPhase on April 17, 2013 at 3:47 PM

My gut feeling as well. “Prank” reported at court house in order to clear the area I suspect.

Opinionator on April 17, 2013 at 3:53 PM

lester on April 17, 2013 at 3:43 PM

In fairness to the rogerbee…nobody spends as much time putting together a comment. For most of us, we’re just taking a moment to say something. But for the bee…he spends hours working through his files…digging through old unrelated threads…moving quotes around…laying things out to appear a certain way that they may not actually be. Think about how hard he works at this…how much time he spends at it…how busy it must keep him. Think of that next time you just casually type out a few sentences only to then spend time doing other things.
He deserves your respect!

verbaluce on April 17, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Tom

Gloating about thecnnwalk back

cmsinaz on April 17, 2013 at 3:54 PM

gumbyandpokey on April 17, 2013 at 3:50 PM

The GOP will lose regardless of the ethnicity of the bomber.

happytobehere on April 17, 2013 at 3:54 PM

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