From the article:
"We avoided what we could have been a very deadly event," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.That makes it sound like the government somehow had something to do with the bomb not going off. The lesson we need to take home from this is that the government cannot prevent this kind of thing. I thought everyone knew that, but it bears repeating.
Here is another where Napolitano declares it to be attempted terrorism.
What do you bet the federal government decides this was the work of a white, Christian milita group that attended TEA party rallies?
It certainly could not have been moslems. After all, islam is the ROP.
Keep your eyes open out there. This could happen anywhere. The bigger and denser the crowd the more likely it is to happen.