Among them, were one celebrating the Burgas Airport bombing of the Jewish Bus and hoping America would burn on the anniversary of 9/11, of all times.
This would have formed the core of the next major Washington Scandal, had it carried through on the award ceremony. This lack of properly vetting and checking people has cropped up before and really needs to be attended to, IMO. It's happening too often and some day, someone dangerous is going to slip into where they should never have been.
I've linked the the stories for other stages of this to give some idea of how this has evolved. 2 of the 3 supporting links are to entirely different approaches of this story . . . prior to this latest development.
(visit the link for the full news article)
* The links in the top post got munched somehow...they should be correct and loading now
edit on 8-3-2013 by Wrabbit2000 because: (no reason given)