Why They’re Able to Kill Us

Ted Cruz’s exchange with Jeh Johnson demonstrates the intentional incompetence of our counterterror agencies.

“The video embedded below goes a little under 10 minutes, and it’s quite educational in explaining why time and time again we find jihadist terrorists able to perpetrate murder and mayhem on Americans — from Little Rock to Fort Hood to Boston to Chattanooga to San Bernardino to Merced to Orlando — despite displaying shiny red flags that a competent — and expensive — counterterror apparatus should be expected to process.

Republicans make a big deal of the president’s refusal to use the words “radical Islamic terrorism” in describing these jihadist attacks, and it drives Democrats crazy because they think it’s pure political point-scoring. But there’s a reason why the argument is being made; the video below paints a picture why….