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Old 05-04-2011, 10:10 PM
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Originally Posted by funkychinaman View Post
Like I said, do you think he's above just taking someone's kidneys?
Nope, just forgot to address this point earlier.

Originally Posted by funkychinaman View Post
Do you think the president is squandering the political capital he got with OBL's death by refusing to show photos? His reasoning seems to be a bit off. We got photos of the Hussein brothers, after all. And as for gloating, we've spent billions of dollars and almost a decade looking for this guy, I think we're entitled to a little gloating.
Agreed. That being said, I don't mind waiting just a little while, given that Bin Laden (unlike anyone in the Hussein family) is a hero to millions of Muslims.

Also, there is already too much media fanfare surrounding JSOC commander William McRaven. Time just put out an article calling him, "The Man Who Got bin Laden", which is slightly inaccurate (he deployed the team, wasn't leading the team or pulling the trigger), but is sure to make McRaven into a high-priority target for the jihadis.
Cry "Havoc," and let slip the hogs of war.

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