Boston Marathon Attack

Cressey: Bombing Suspect Not Mirandized Yet, But Will Be

Despite some blogs attempting to conflate Sen. Lindsey Graham's remarks that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev should be held as an enemy combatant with the Obama administration's decision not to read him his Miranda rights due to the public safety exemption, as Roger Cressey explained to Chris Hayes this Friday evening, Tsarnaev still going to be tried in civilian court and eventually read those rights.

Stupid Right-Wing Tweets: Boston Marathon Attack Edition

I watched the right's reaction yesterday to the bomb attacks in Boston, and their tweets fell into three broad categories: condemnation of Islam, bashing the media for blaming "conservatives" (it's telling that these people self-identify with anti-government extremists) and the obligatory Obama sucks variety (just because).