Poor President Obama. He’s still cleaning up George W. Bush’s messes. If only he had more rags and Ajax.

A narrative is beginning to form that the Boston terrorists were lone actors angered by U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. You guessed it. Bush’s wars.

From the Washington Post:

The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to describe an ongoing investigation, said Dzhokhar and his older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed by police as the two attempted to avoid capture, do not appear to have been directed by a foreign terrorist organization.

Rather, the officials said, the evidence so far suggests they were “self-radicalized” through Internet sites and U.S. actions in the Muslim world. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has specifically cited the U.S. war in Iraq, which ended in December 2011 with the removal of the last American forces, and the war in Afghanistan, where President Obama plans to end combat operations by the end of 2014.

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