No, Eddie Johnson (Write Back, April 23) you're not alone in thinking that the Boston lockdown made the US look ridiculous.
It's one thing to lock down a city for a day, but when the bombing goes on for years, you have to carry on as normal even in fear of your life, as we all had to do during the IRA campaign.
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