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Osama and Obama politics

Reader comment on item: Thoughts on the Killing of Osama bin Laden

Submitted by sara (United States), May 2, 2011 at 17:14

As happy as I am that we, the US, finally caught (and killed) this symbol of Islamist victory and mocking of the west, rather than discover his death from natural causes; I am distracted by the headlines popping up here and there, such as:

BIN LADEN ANNOUNCEMENT CAME IN MIDDLE OF TRUMP'S 'CELEBRITY APPRENTICE'...

Obama played golf as US special forces prepared to kill bin Laden

Michael Moore: Bin Laden 'won'...

And this is another issue that is troubling:

OFFICIAL: BIN LADEN GIVEN RELIGIOUS FUNERAL BEFORE SEA BURIAL...

Is this a supreme act of appeasement or what? What criminal (top FBI most wanted) is ever afforded such immense respect and given such credence?

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