It has been reported that Bob Woodward’s latest book quotes President Obama “We can absorb a terror attack”, in truth, we have and could again.
This attitude is similar to a prey or herd animal. Huge herds of wildebeest allow lions and other predators to feed on the edges of the herd. Thousands will survive by sacrificing the young/old/infirm at the edges of the herd.This attitude troubles me in that the defense against terrorist attacks may not be as complete as they should be. The current occupant of the White House seems distracted, almost annoyed that he should ward off each and every plot, when we could “absorb” some