According to the Department of Homeland Security’s Twitter feed, the agency has relaunched its campaign to involve citizens in tracking down and reporting terrorists.
Today, DHS relaunches the "If You See Something, Say Something™" campaign. Homeland security begins with hometown security. #SeeSay
— Homeland Security (@DHSgov) January 28, 2015
The feds have not admitted it, but the effort has proved to be a dismal failure. It has not snagged a single terrorist.
In fact, according to author Harvey Molotch, New York’s “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign in New York’s subways has resulted in mostly producing false leads and other noise that has not stopped terrorists, most who are created by the FBI.
The relaunch, however, produced a few comical tweets in response:
— BCP (@beercanpolitics) January 28, 2015
— Henna_Flowerz (@henna_flowerz) January 28, 2015