Hamish McKenzie - updater, London, Ont.

Friday, October 14, 2005

Quick everybody, watch this video. It's a neat compendium of 10 coincidences of bad news for the Bush administration and much-publicised terror alerts. It's the work of MSNBC's Keith Olbermann, who is apparently one of those rare creatures: an American journalist with a spine. The coincidences raise questions, he says, "questions about what is prudence, and what is fearmongering".

Then, on MSNBC's blog, Olbermann adds three more coincidences, excluded from the television piece for timing reasons.