Actually not odd.
It is part of the continuing coverup of the islamic threat to us and the west.
One really could never have dreamed that our nation would be held hostage by the unfathomably naive, “intellectual” left wing elite media and fruitcake entertainment establishment (they must be mentioned in all their inane stupidity, cluelessness and over indulgent hedonism since their vapid utterances carry so much influence with the sheeple).
We are being taken to the slaughter by these ideologically blind fools that we have allowed to grab the levers of influence while we worked head down toward honest livings.
I still remember the initial reports looking for Middle Eastern males, and then that just stopped, and the reports became that no one knew who we were looking for... I cannot imagine what would have been worth covering that connection up : /