The more we hear the clearer it is that profound incompetence allowed the trust-fund Nigerian to get on that flight to Detroit. I mean: the fundamentalist's dad all but begged the CIA to keep tabs on his son.

Many on the Cheney right complain that moderate Muslims do not expose the radicals in their midst. But here we had a moderate Muslim prepared to hand over his own son to prevent Jihadism and the CIA dropped the ball.

We need a thorough investigation so that every single person in the chain of command who failed to connect the dots is fired.