"But the powder was so deep."
The Director of the National Counterterrorism Center was on the slopes when the underwear bomber failed in his attempt. Upon hearing the news, he decided that he would finish up a few more runs before returning home to look into why the Muslim slipped through the cracks.
First of all Michael Leiter should at least apologize (if not resign) for making a bad decision to postpone doing his job which is one of the most important for keeping us safe.
Second, are we ready to start profiling yet?
His name was Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab.
His dad called in to warn about him.
He is Muslim.
He had no luggage.
He paid for his one way ticket in cash.
The last few dozen terrorist attacks on Americans on airplanes have been carried out by men in the 18 - 35 age range, with the same skin color, eye color, hair color, and half were named Muhammad.
Let's throw political correctness out the window and start focusing on the problem. We keep stopping people who clearly are not terrorists in an effort to show that we are politically correct while we steer clear of those who fit the profile of a terrorist. It seems that the only way to not get searched these days is to fit the profile of a terrorist.