Bloomberg Pulls The Veil Over Our Eyes With Terrorist Threat
It's being called a classic move of misdirection.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has diverted our attention from the ruthless police overseeing Occupy Wall Street and towards the ruthless police out catching terrorists.
Just days after the midnight raid on the peaceful OWS protestors and the destruction of their tent city at Zuccotti Park, a “lone wolf” terrorist was arrested making bombs in his Manhattan apartment.
I’m not saying that the alleged bomber, Jose Pimentel, wasn’t on the verge of harming himself or others. I’m not even saying that he shouldn’t have been arrested for criminal possession of a weapon, conspiracy, or any of his other three charges. What I am saying is that the timing of his arrest is a bit suspect.
After all, according the report, the NYPD had been watching this guy for two years. I have a hard time thinking that there was not a single point in those 730 days that Pimentel didn’t do something that could have led to his arrest. No, he was squeaky clean until three days after the Zuccotti Park raid. Then, suddenly, he was “one hour away” from finishing his homemade bomb and the arrest had to be made immediately.
Misdirection is a classic ploy that conspirators love to trot out. Have Lee Harvey Oswald keep everyone’s focus on the book depository so that the gunman on the grassy knoll gets a clear shot — that sort of a thing.
Bloomberg obviously chose the police state over free speech when he shut down OWS. Everyone gets upset. Then he tricks us into loving that same police state by turning right around and arresting a terrorist. Everyone is so happy they aren’t being blown up that they completely forget that their constitutional right to peacefully assemble has been squashed by riot gear and pepper spray.
Well played, Mayor Bloomberg, well played.
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