Homeland security

"He would walk up to one of my friends and say, 'It's good that you guys are getting ready for the jihad.'"


The Washington Post tells the tale of a comically inept FBI informant who joined a California mosque to recruit would-be jihadists. When he wouldn't stop with the anti-America, hey-let's-blow-things-up stuff, the mosque took out a restraining order against him . . . and reported him to the FBI.

But he wasn't completely inept. He did make $177,000, tax free, for 15 months of work.

UPDATE: Jesse Walker beat me to the story.