But it could have been much worse.
I'm not looking forward to the all-but-inevitable 'this is the fault of [insert favorite bogeyman]' pronouncements.
(FoxNews.com, used w/o permission)
"Multiple casualties reported after two explosions at Boston Marathon" (FoxNews.com)
I plan to keep following news: particularly after the dust settles, literally and metaphorically, and some facts start emerging.
- "An Act of Terrorism in Colorado, Sort of"
(April 27, 2011)
- "New York City's Time Square: A Bomb, a Vietnam Vet, Electricity, and Congress"
(May 2, 2010)
- "Who Needs Facts? Cultural Assumptions and Politics"
(July 24, 2009)
- "Anthrax Letters: Dotting the 'I's, Crossing the 'T's"
(September 17, 2008)
- "Cool Heads, Lukewarm Brains, And Dr. Haneef"
(July 30, 2007)
- "At least 2 dead, dozens injured after two bombs explode at Boston Marathon"
The Associated Press, FoxNews.com (April 15, 2013)
- "Boston Marathon hit by explosions"
BBC News (April15, 2013, 4:46 p.m. EDT)
- "Two blasts hit Boston Marathon finish line, at least two killed"
Scott Malone, Tim McLaughlin, Reuters (April 15, 2013, 4:59 p.m. EDT)