Barney Frank Uses Boston Attack to Criticize Limited-Government Conservatives

The former Massachusetts congressman says conservatives would have hurt Boston’s emergency response

Barney Frank Politicizes Boston Bombing: 'No Tax Cut Would Have Helped Us Deal with This' (The Blaze)

Former Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) decided to make an odd segue from discussing the tragic bombing in Boston on CNN this morning into a discussion of fiscal policy that more or less reduced the bombing itself to a political prop.

The segment began when the CNN anchor asked Frank, “We are talking about recovery here all morning, as this city, as this state tries to bounce back from this, and someone brought up an interesting point that, in some ways, the recovery is based on the response. The response yesterday was so remarkable. They stopped the marathon mid-point and calmly moved some 5,000 people from the racecourse. There were moments of chaos right there, but they were able to clear the scene fairly well. What are your impressions of the response in Boston so far?”

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