Congress Panics as Boston Ordeal Ends, Leaving the Nation Undistracted

Congress Panics

WASHINGTON — On Friday, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev—the second suspect in the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings—was apprehended by authorities, bringing the massive, highly-publicized manhunt to a close, and throwing the United States Congress into a panic. Sources indicate that leading members of Congress are dismayed that the nation will no longer be consumed—and thus conveniently distracted—by the events in Boston, the attention to…