You'd think The New York Times would have found a place in this article to slip in a short paragraph reminding readers that Al Qaeda -- fresh off its success in throwing Spain's elections its way -- threatened to hit the U.S. before the election. Under those circumstances, it seems to me that the cops did a darn good job.
LAGuy notes: First, let me welcome Pajama Guy back after a long absence. Maybe he can try to rouse ChicagoGuy.
Regarding the linked story, no one denies the need for tight security during the Convention. Nevertheless, if police or prosecutors, months later, are editing videotapes to make defendants look bad, that is scandalous.