What’s amazing about the discovery of the car bomb in Times Square over the weekend is that someone in New York thought there was something unusual enough to call the cops. It’s New York; it’s all unusual. But the phone call earned a handbag vendor a call from the president today.
That and other items worth noticing are on today’s news conversation with Mary Lucia of the Current.
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About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.