Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Bombing victim symbolizes likely motive

“She was so cute. She was just full of life,” Lillian said. “She loved being around people. She was a people lover, even as a little girl. She always had a lot of friends around her. She loved music, and she loved life, Krystle did. She was always bouncing and always happy.”
from article on Boston Marathon bombing victim
If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—forever. Orwell, 1984

There could be no better symbol for the bombing's ultimate target: human happiness.