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American Indifference Blamed for Terror in 'Blindspot'
Whatever evil exists in the world, America must ultimately be at fault. That’s the tone of NBC’s series opener for “Blindspot.” The freshman drama centers around “Jane Doe,” a woman who emerges stark naked from a duffel bag in the middle of Times Square in a state of drug-induced amnesia. Jane’s entire body is covered in fresh tattoos, a series of coded clues that will be deciphered throughout the series.
The pilot episode’s antagonist, a Chinese immigrant, blames America for being too free and too indifferent to the struggles in his homeland. In a propaganda video set to upload after his bombs have detonated, the terrorist lays out his anti-American claims: