BOSTON, MA - APRIL 17: Investigators stand at the scene of twin bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 17, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. ((Spencer Platt/Getty Images))
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Sundown: Boston Suspect Caught on Camera

And Anne Frank’s stepsister says she would have been a Belieber

by
Allison Hoffman
April 17, 2013
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 17: Investigators stand at the scene of twin bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 17, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. ((Spencer Platt/Getty Images))

• Multiple news organizations – including the Associated Press, CNN, and Fox News – reported that authorities had arrested a suspect in the Boston bombings. That has turned out to not be true, but Boston officials are still saying investigators may have found images of a suspect on video recovered from surveillance cameras at a Lord & Taylor near the blast site. [Boston Globe]

• On The New Yorker‘s Daily Comment blog, Amy Davidson explains exactly why we should all be troubled by the rush to turn a 20-year-old Saudi student injured in Monday’s attacks into a suspect. [TNY]

• A new poll shows former congressman and hypothetical New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner coming in second in the Democratic primary field, behind City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. Statistician Nate Silver says that’s actually a terrible sign for a politician with near-total name recognition. [FiveThirtyEight]

• Anne Frank’s childhood friend Eva Schloss, whose mother married Otto Frank after the war, thinks Anne probably would have been a Belieber. [Telegraph]

Allison Hoffman is a senior editor at Tablet Magazine. Her Twitter feed is @allisont_dc.

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