Boston and the Left

Jonathan Last Online

This story is an instant classic:

The secret transport of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body from Worcester to a small community near Richmond, Va., was set in motion by a woman who said she was upset to hear about protests to his burial and wanted to see an end to the weeklong burial saga.

Martha Mullen, 48, of Richmond, said she was dismayed reports of protests outside of Graham Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlors in Worcester that she heard on National Public Radio.

Of course she heard about it on NPR  . . .

Mullen, a licensed professional counselor who has lived in Richmond for most of her life, said she was sitting in a Starbucks Tuesday when it hit her: She could be the one to end the controversy.

. . . and is a professional “counselor” . . . and was meditating at a Starbucks. If this was an Onion story it would be too on-the-nose.

But the best is this part:

“It portrayed America at its worst,” she said in an interview with the Globe this morning.

Really? …


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