"No one should be under any illusion that the threat ended with the recent arrests. It didn't," Home Secretary John Reid told police chiefs at a breakfast meeting. linkNor should anyone be under the illusion that this is the story. It is a case study in how the media does not understand the media. Because if it is being played, it is not reporting; it joins the bozos in the story.
Osama taught a game. "Deal it once, play it to your heart's content," Osama taught. "The targets are our collaborators, viralizing the terror. Use two-bit chemistry and crackbrained kids. The infidel will gratifyingly do the rest."
How can government, police, and media not do the work of terror. That is a story.