Monday, May 2, 2011

Did you hear the news?

She looked to be in her 60s. Nice little old lady. Minnesota Nice. In line in front of me at the bank this morning.

“Did you hear the news?” she asked of no one in particular. “Bin Laden. We got him. We got the bastard.”

Her reaction, and millions like hers, were heard around the world as the news broke late on Sunday night. Bin Laden is dead.

It took the Obama team only two years to do what the Bush people could not do in eight. No Tora Bora slip-ups here. No unseen drones firing rockets from miles up above. This was warfare up close and personal. A double-tap from a tough Navy Seal and the world is a better place.

We got the bastard.


1 comment:

The South Plainsman said...

It was the military and intelligence teams that got bin Laden, not Obama.

Obama did make a nice little speech though. Very appropriate. Glad he had the cojones to order the strike.

Now we have to go after Zawahiri, and then whoever comes next.

Great job by that Seal Team.

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