Another Failure on Terror

“We must understand that the kind of information available to us today is the result of the president’s leadership in the war against terror.”

-Tom Ridge Announcing a Terror Alert about possible attacks on New York City, Washington DC And Newark, New Jersey.
Is this terrorist alert in earnest? Or was it timed perfectly to scotch John Kerry’s post-convention momentum? No one can know for sure, but the fact that the question exists in most everyone’s mind and that Mr. Ridge has to defend his annoucement <