The catastrophe of Abdulmutallab's attempted Christmas present was only the beginning.
[Editor's note: The following article is reprinted from the National Post.]
Top 10 Disasters of Flight 253:
 Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is on a terrorist watch list and banned from the U.K. His father has warned U.S. authorities about him. He has no passport, checks no luggage and pays for a one-way ticket in cash. He is allowed to board Northwest Airlines Flight 253.
 Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano goes on TV after the Christmas day terror attempt and announces that “the system worked” and that “everything happened that should have.”
 The next day, the Secretary goes back on TV to explain her words were taken “out of context” and admits that the "system did not work in this instance."
 Napolitano is not fired.
 After staying silent for three days while playing golf in Hawaii , Obama makes his first statement: He declares, despite all evidence to the contrary, that the al-Qaeda trained Abdulmutallab is “an isolated extremist.” The President refers to him as a “suspect.”
 The “suspect” is charged, lawyered up and given the right to remain silent -- instead of being treated as an enemy combatant, thrown into a dungeon, and interrogated about other plots, al-Qaeda in general and the whereabouts of his al-Qaeda handlers in particular.
 The administration fails to use the word “jihad” in dealing with this terror attack by al-Qaeda and to admit that the U.S. is at war with Islamic terrorists who are inspired by certain tenets of Islamic theology.
 A policy of profiling is not immediately instituted for airline security.
 Obama does not announce his decision to keep Guantanamo open and to stop sending its detainees back to Yemen .
 Obama remains in office.
To get the whole story on the Left’s Jihad Denial, read Jamie Glazov’s new book, United in Hate: The Left’s Romance with Tyranny and Terror.