Despite President Barack Hussein Obama’s fervent hope that Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik were engaging in nothing more than “workplace violence” in San Bernardino on Wednesday, the attacks have been looking increasingly like an act of radical Islamic terror.
Law enforcement officials told CNN on Thursday that Farook had been in touch with individuals under investigation by the FBI for ties to international terrorism.
Officials told CNN that Farook’s “apparent radicalization contributed” to his decision to murder 14 people during a holiday party for his employer, the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health. He and his wife also wounded an additional 21 party-goers.
Obama declared on Thursday that the killers could have had “mixed motives,” desperately attempting to keep any blame for the carnage from falling on Muslims or Islam. CNN was only too glad to help…
Nonetheless, Farook had spoken by telephone and over social media with “more than one” individual currently under investigation for terrorism by the FBI, and was know to have “overseas communications and associations,” one official reportedly said.
Of those connections, however, the official told CNN: “We don’t know yet what they mean.”
I’m pretty sure I know exactly what they mean…