In Boston, common sense triumphed over terror
Tel Avivians kept frequenting coffee shops during the Second Intifada, Londoners downed beer right after the 7/7 bombings, but in the Boston area, citizens complied with the lockdown, which ultimately allowed for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's capture - alive.
Hours before police tactical teams captured a bloodied and exhausted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in a backyard in Watertown, social media were already packed with commentators tweeting derisorily about how a single suspect on the loose had brought about the lockdown of an entire urban area containing more than one million civilians. After Tsarnaev was finally in custody, the barracking intensified among the critics,...
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