Skip to main content

We're pretty much in a holding pattern as far as what we know about the state of the search for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. At an earlier briefing we learned that authorities had not apprehended Tsarnaev despite searching most of the area in which they believed he had been holed up. Based on that, it appears authorities do not have a idea of where he might be.

With the flow of information about the state of the manhunt having slowed to a trickle, we're getting a ton of useless speculation on cable news as well stupid comments from politicians. For example:

Congressman Peter King: "This is boston's version of mumbai. We were wondering when we could have a mumbai type of attack and now we know."
@BuzzFeedAndrew via TweetDeck
As Hunter points out:
Peter King never mentions the IRA when comparing terrorist incidents. I wonder why.
@HunterDK via TweetDeck
We're also getting nuggets of information about the Tsarnaevs: For example, the younger Tsarnaev brother picked up a his car from a body shop the day after the bombing. The body shop owner, who knew the suspect, said he appeared nervous and asked for his car back even though work hadn't been completed on it.

11:24 AM PT:

UMass-Dartmouth students tell @AP that #BostonMarathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was on campus this week after the  bombings.

@billkole via web
11:24 AM PT:
Bombing suspect may be driving 4-door, '99, green Honda Civic w/ Mass. plates reading: 116GC7. #FBI #BostonMarathon

@FBIBoston via GovTweetManager
11:37 AM PT:
MA State Police CANCEL hunt for 1999 Honda with plate 116GC7. "We have that car. We are not looking for it. BOLO recalled.' MSP apologized
@BostonGlobe via TweetDeck

11:43 AM PT: Well said:

These Boston terrorizers make me question legal immigration about as much as Lanza or Loughner made me question birthright citizenship
@mattkbh via TweetDeck

Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags


More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site