Politico Says Bombers' Motives 'Far From Obvious'
For Politico, the motivation for the bombers who murdered innocent civilians at the Boston Marathon simply isn’t very clear.
Politico asks rhetorically, “Chechens have been locked for nearly two decades in a bitter, violent conflict against the Russian government. But why would two Chechen refugees harbor such anger toward the United States that they’d want to carry out a terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon?”
In an attempt to muddy the waters, Politico claims we just don't know: “The answer is far from obvious, since the U.S. and Russia are often at odds on a wide variety of issues and the American officials regularly denounce the Russian Federation for engaging in human rights abuses, including in Chechnya.”
In the very article where the Politico alleges the answer is far from obvious, there are statements like these:
If Politico wants an answer to the bombers' motivation, it shouldn’t be hard to find.