john - yeah?
tom - lets issue a new warning for a different part of the country and a different type of attack every few hours
john - i like it! then, god willing, when the totally unexpected or incompetently ignored attack does come, we can say "see, we warned you"
tom - plus, we keep everyone scared this way and they won't notice as we dismantle civil rights, workers rights, environmental protection, and all forms of non corporate welfare.
tom - think we should tell george?
john - why bother, he hasn't got a clue anyway. do you know what a pain in the ass it is just getting him to memorize his speeches? if only he could read...