According to several reports, a New York man was building a bomb with which he planned to blow himself up on election day in Washington, D.C.
“Court documents say Paul Rosenfeld, 56, of Tappan, wanted to draw attention to his belief in ‘sortition,’ the ancient practice of randomly selecting legislators out of a pool of eligible voters,” one report said.
Authorities pulled Rosenfeld over on Tuesday after they were tipped off to his activities by a reporter whom he had contacted to share his plan. According to that reporter, Rosenfeld said that he was angry over the country’s direction. Rosenfeld confessed to the plot during the traffic stop, and authorities later raided his home.
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