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Did the Brothers Tsarnaev Fail?

birdfighter Wrote: Apr 23, 2013 5:11 PM
True, what you said about the long run of history--but things change. We see the West crumbling and Christianity fading today, while Islam grows stronger and more dominant. Our only advantage is technology. That's why Iran wants a nuclear bomb so badly. If we really had any advantage in ideology--our way of life--don't you think the muslims would have already accepted that, instead of hating and attacking us?
"Whatever they thought they could ultimately achieve, they've already failed," says President Obama of the Boston Marathon bombers.

"They failed because the people of Boston refused to be intimidated. They failed because as Americans we refuse to be terrorized."

Bostonians did react splendidly. From first responders to folks who gave blood, from hospital staffs to the FBI, ATF and state troopers, from the Boston and Watertown cops to the hostage rescue team that talked Dzhokhar Tsarnaev out of that boat.

But did the Brothers Tsarnaev really fail -- as terrorists?

On Sunday's talk shows, a sub-theme was that this had been...