Sen. Wicker, Barack Obama Intended Recipients
By Harold Hutchison
At least two letters tainted with ricin have been intercepted before they could reach officials. The apparent targets of these letters were Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Barack Obama.
According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, the ricin-laced letters were detected at off-site screening facilities in Maryland. Ricin is a bio-toxin that was most famously used by the KGB to assassinate Bulgarian defector Georgi Markov in London in 1978.