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For the Boston Marathon bombings in the subsequent.
Revelations about the suspects has raised some new questions about just how well the US government is keeping -- safe according to the latest.
Fox News poll a majority of Americans think homegrown terrorists.
The greatest risk or national security.
Just 26% think Islamic terrorists -- the greater threat.
And that was a April 16 -- bombing was on the fifteenth I'm not sure fully takes into consideration the bombing but some -- -- let's bring in our political insiders.
-- Buckley gave former Republican congressman for New York -- -- A Fox News contributor and a former pollster for president Jimmy Carter does -- to a Fox News contributor and a former pollster for Bill Clinton.
Begin with a very broad question events of this past week what impact.
If -- does that have in what's going on in Washington.
Well let's allude to that first poll -- you put up there there's a new category.
Home go grown terrorists who may well be Islamic terrorists as well put another way the issue of terrorism.
Is back on the radar screen.
The issue of domestic security.
And as I think we'll get two in a while the issue of immigration.
Bottom line questions that have largely been.
Acquire assets are now front and center for the political class to deal.
-- pat there's going to be a lot of finger pointing in congress at the FBI for failing to connect the dots when they were tipped off by the Russians.
That this older brother -- may have been radicalized and spent six months over there maybe he engaged in training.
We don't know everything up -- let me just say the years of illusion and -- solution to this country has had.
Which we have seen remarkably we sought on Monday when we had David Axelrod take all of the president thinks it could be it relate to tax day.
It reminds me of somebody who may or when he Bloomberg when he said it could be obamacare and that is that it did time Trevor looked.
We have had this political correctness -- we're not allowed to say.
Pete king had hearings and a bit chewed me out of represented came.
Had hearings on Homeland Security on homegrown -- -- was attacked everywhere.
31 I was -- -- the pole 31 people said that we should do it the problem is the FBI.
They miss this story does -- they're still covering up and Gaza is a -- forty years ago water.
We don't know enough but it all points the same thing.
Everything we said have been -- whether it's Fort Hood.
Saying about you know you know it's domestic it was a -- -- workplace violence you know about -- crap we are dealing with.
Homegrown Islamic extremists and we better get used to dealing with -- it -- real.
That was a technical term you just used -- jog it'll the president -- the guys that hey al-Qaeda is on the run here.
-- whether these guys radicalized abroad or homegrown here there is a connection it seems to Islamic fundamentalism radicalism.
Well first only say I think for all three of us we we we would say that the president.
Did a marvelous job on Thursday absolutely yes we have to -- and I would say from the minute the bombing happened.
The police and the FBI were fantastic to identify these guys than -- -- -- hours.
-- -- issue now that'd be the issue is.
To prevent the attack from happening and -- had a president -- said were beyond it now they're on the run as if to suggest.
It ain't gonna happen and it did but it's worse than that we have the FBI taking to Islamic terrorism.
Out of their manuals firing FBI agents who quote aren't sensitive enough.
Two you know -- on these issues.
This is self.
Defeat I want to run -- a couple of polls this year put up the other Fox News poll here.
Are willing to give up some personal freedom to reduce the threat of terrorism now look at the differential here in October 2001 Americans were willing to give up just about everything.
Greg there's been a sea change in public opinion before and I emphasize before what happened in Boston that is going to be revisited.
Bottom -- -- there are questions now about tradeoffs between security and liberty.
Than our politicians and American voters are gonna have to take into consideration.
Put another way there are huge new issues on the political landscape.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- Paul let me ask you -- about this will put it up on the screen another terror attack in -- next year.
And this was taken after the bombing 71%.
Say it is at least somewhat likely I think.
Why wouldn't -- -- but again I wanna go back to the other point which is.
The FBI did a great job catching them they did not apparently do a great job when warned by the Russian intelligence services.
What did they do this is what we need to get to the bottom of not just pats.
Well crafted questions every week about -- -- it's the same disease so we must have a good answer have been answered and -- the people have a right to know what the FBI is doing and not doing and why not that they're very very secretive and there's not a lot of confidence in the US government whether it be the FBI war on Capitol Hill take a look at this Associated Press poll.
How much of the time do you think you can trust the government in Washington do what's right that 67%.
Say only some of the time.
No I think it's really -- it is like -- -- so bad 21%.
Basically a positive answer.
Part of the time well that's pretty abysmal set its it is 78% say basically not most of the time bottom line all of this is going on in the context.
Where people do not trust our government.
To do the right thing most of the time that's just the fact one of the reasons it was so blue -- numbers with the orbit but by the way Greg it's not just the government.
And it's institution crumpled.
Look at to me are you can't get over.
-- Monday when the NPR gets out and says there are counterterrorism expert says.
All we know he must be somebody whose domestic terror right Winger because it's April and is a -- magazine says let's hope it's a white American attitude -- -- -- look at filled out.
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