Tsarnaev: We Talked About Attacking Times Square
Officials say it was an 'aspirational' plot at best
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Apr 25, 2013 12:17 PM CDT
Police monitor New York's Times Square during an increase in security following an explosion at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013.   (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

(Newser) – It looks like the Tsarnaev brothers did have New York in their crosshairs after all. Yesterday, officials said Dzhokhar had told them that he and his brother intended to "party" in New York City after the bombing. But it seems that "party" may have meant "blow things up." During later questioning, Dzhokhar revealed that they had talked about detonating all their remaining explosives in Times Square, MSNBC reports. But officials consider this more of a half-baked idea than a full-fledged plot, calling it "aspirational at most." The revelation apparently came right before Dzhokhar was read his rights—then went silent.

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Bartmaeus
Apr 26, 2013 6:17 AM CDT
Officials said. . . . So credible, those officials. As in the report that the patsy - without a voicebox - fell silent when charged. Same officials who tried by intimidation to silence legitimate reporters' questions at the "media" conferences. Same officials who sought help from the public in identifying the photos of these patsies whom they've known for years. Same officials who advised the sheep not to look at any other photos of those other patsies.
AnonPatriot
Apr 25, 2013 5:01 PM CDT
All of you idiots whining about the fact that he was read his miranda rights forget that he was an American citizen. You know, like you trolls? None of you deserve American freedom. You all deserve to live in cold war Russia. Ben Franklin wrote about you, milo7453 (I'll guess the first two numbers are your IQ and the second two your age), "Those who sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither."
milo7453
Apr 25, 2013 1:44 PM CDT
Dzhokhar was read his rights—then went silent. Now America will know nothing...great job progressive liberals!