Many Americans think that homeland security is a joke, and in Boston it’s been proven to be a joke. But in light of increasing threats, perhaps we should take homeland security seriously -- for a change.
Maybe we need a little homeland-security tough love. That is, tough on those who undermine our safety, and love for our fellow citizens, such that we will do everything to keep them alive and well.
Last week Boston discovered that two hired pranksters had planted small electrical devices in public places, part of a promotional stunt for a cartoon show.