||[May. 20th, 2006|01:35 am]
The American Caliban
They busted a terrorist cell and weapons depot in San Bernardino County. There were more than 1,300 weapons, including machine guns, silencers, and a grenade. There were five pounds of C4 plastic explosive and a terrorist training camp at a chicken ranch in Pomona.
But it's a below-the-fold news story. Why aren't there breaking story alerts, live press conferences, CNN 3-D reconstructions of the scene, constant re-running of grainy arrest footage?
Because he's a Cuban exile, of course. Those are the happy kind of terrorist.