Apple, the FBI and backdoor access to iPhones

Driving up through the mountains of Scotland today with my wife and children, heading towards a few days of wilderness, we heard this news on the radio.

It took three minutes of family discussion to conclude:

1) If the FBI wanted access to this singular phone, they have the resources to get it. Bit by bit, if necessary.

2) This is a political move, wait until there is a case so compellingly evil that no sane person would object and then use this as a ramrod to push through wide ranging access rights.

3) The people of America aren't dumb enough to fall for this.

My children who are 8 and 12 years old concluded that they were sure about (1) & (2) and fairly certain about (3)