Asleep at the wheel? Park Police fumble dirty-bomb drill The Washington Post reports that U.S. Park Police at the Washington Monument "never noticed" a suspicious bag planted by the Office of the Inspector General on September 11, 2003. Richard Leiby writes: In a prior thread with this title, I noted the paranoia of our holiday Orange Alert in what turned out to be one of the more humorous terrorist scares of the season. But as things seem to be, I'm left to wonder if any of it's actually worth anything. But there you have it, folks. Your War on Terror. Coming Soon: More adventures and miscues from the New American Century. Source Article • Leiby, Richard. "The Reliable Source." The Washington Post, January 13, 2004; page C01. See http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A11312-2004Jan12.html See Also • SciForums.com: "High for the Holidays: Your War on Terror"