HMM: “Federal authorities have scheduled a press conference for Tuesday afternoon amid reports that a fortunate traffic stop by Aurora Police may have disrupted an assassination attempt against Barack Obama. . . . Federal authorities are refusing to comment about why they believe the case is possibly tied to an assassination plot, but scheduled a news conference for 4 p.m. Tuesday. ” Glad they caught ’em if so, but bear in mind that early reports often contain substantial errors.

UPDATE: Perhaps this explains the otherwise laughable panic at Nancy Pelosi’s hotel earlier.

ANOTHER UPDATE: Dan Riehl has followups. But “a rifle sighted at 750 yards?” Other than something like a Barrett, what would that be?

But, “there are a lot of nutballs here.” More at Hot Air.