Dick Cheney said yesterday that the group of would-be terrorists caught in Miami were "a very real threat." Except, after scratching beneath
June 23, 2006

Dick Cheney said yesterday that the group of would-be terrorists caught in Miami were "a very real threat." Except, after scratching beneath the surface just a little, there's ample reason to believe that's not the case.

Anyone who claims that the administration just broke up a plot to attack the Sears Tower is overstating what's occurred here. The "Miami 7" could hardly attack a convenience store .

-- Guest Post by Steve Benen, The Carpetbagger Report

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