REPUBLIC OF DAGESTAN – Remember when E.T. wanted to phone home? Well, in this case, it’s D.T, phone home. As in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving sibling suspected in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.
Last week, Dzhokhar called his parents over in Dagestan from his jail cell in Massachusetts. His mother wanted to know if the person believed responsible for murder and serious injury was in pain.
“Of course not,’ he answered. ‘I’m already eating and have been for a long time. They are giving me rice and chicken now. Everything’s fine.”
His mother said she was surprised by how calm her son sounded on the phone, “I felt like he would scream you know like what’s going on, what’s going on, he would ask the world what’s going on but mama, instead he was just calming me down, you know what I mean?’
While Dzhokhar was in a boat hiding from cops, he wrote a note saying he and his brother were the Boston bombers.
His parents don’t believe it, his mother still saying the older Tamerlan was a good Muslim and a positive influence on his little brother, who ran over him while running from police.