So They Were Just Messing With Us…

Christopher Hayes

From the NYT: Much of the information that led the authorities to raise the terror alert at several large financial institutions in the New York City and Washington areas was three or four years old, intelligence and law enforcement officials said on Monday. They reported that they had not yet found concrete evidence that a terror plot or preparatory surveillance operations were still under way. So the argument is that three year old information combined with general chatter and intelligence that Al Qaeda wants to strike this year resulted in guards with guns outside financial buildings. Today. On the first news day after the DNC wrap up. Hmmmm…

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Christopher Hayes is the host of MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes. He is an editor at large at the Nation and a former senior editor of In These Times.
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