Man Arrested In Federal Reserve Bomb Plot

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•42 Oct 18, 2012

A 21-year-old Bangladeshi man who allegedly claimed ties to al-Qaeda has been accused of attempting to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan with a van full of inoperable explosives supplied to him by undercover agents. What do you think?

  • “Yeah, I did a lot of stupid stuff like that when I was 21, too.”

    Norine Kutchaver –
    Unemployed

  • “Al-Qaeda? Boy, that takes me back.”

    Michael Prentice –
    Airport Manager

  • “How cute would it be if the guy, right as he tried to detonate it, put his fingers in his ears in preparation for this big loud boom he thought was coming?”

    Stuart Krogman –
    Egg Pasteurizer