Wow! There are 9,000 more people running in the Boston Marathon today – 36,000 in all – than participated last year, when the race was wracked at the finish line by a terrorist’s bomb blast. Homeland Security Watch notes that over a million spectators are expected, double the average number, and Boston’s hotels have been booked for months.
May the marathon be run in that same defiant/celebratory manner! And hail to the winners – all of us.