Not So Fast, Howie...
"Get ready for reeallly long profiles of the former Jose Padilla, a la John Walker Lindh. At least there won't be any neighbors saying he seemed like such a nice young man, since he started getting arrested at 13."
--Howard Kurtz, A Quick and Dirty Story, washingtonpost.com, June 11.
"Jose was a nice kid," said Nelly Ojeda, a neighbor in Chicago.
--Michael Grunwald and Amy Goldstein, An Unusual Odyssey, The Washington Post, June 11, Page A1.