Here’s what we know so far: On Christmas Day, Northwest Airlines Flight 253 was en route from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Detroit. As the plane made its final approach to Detroit Metropolitan Airport, a passenger allegedly tried to ignite an explosive device on his body, setting off a fire.
About the president’s use of “allegedly.” like the president is some US Attorney talking about some chicago politician being indicted for corruption. And how many times in his address did the president call the guy a “suspect” – like they just arrested him for breaking into someone’s house – rather than calling him a “terrorist”. The whole tone of his remarks today was shocking in its clinical legalism.