Christie Blatchford: A terror plot, but all we got from police was hot air

Christie Blatchford: A terror plot, but all we got from police was hot air

Excerpt: Honest to Pete, it’s enough to make you tear your hair out.

First came the breaking news that the RCMP’s Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (INSET) had launched a raid on two homes in Kingston, Ont.

Then came word that the RCMP would hold a press briefing several hours hence at which details would be learned.

(Insert hysterical laughter from old reporter here.)

In the intervening hours, one of the two suspects, a young person under the age of 18 whose identity is automatically protected by the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was formally charged with two terrorism-related offences

Full column: https://nationalpost.com/opinion/christie-blatchford-a-terror-plot-but-all-we-got-was-hot-air