GOP: Dems 'Lucky' In Arrest of Shahzad
The Washington Post reports that Republicans are spinning the government's arrest of Times Square bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad as a product of luck, rather than any effectiveness on the part of the Obama administration. "Yes, we have been lucky," House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) said Thursday, "but luck is not an effective strategy for fighting terrorism."
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Obama's Day Ahead
President Obama will make a statement at 11 a.m. ET, on the monthly job numbers. Joining him will be Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, Budget Director Peter Orszag, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Romer and National Economic Council Director Larry Summers. There are no other public events scheduled.