Monday, May 02, 2011

*** BIN LADEN SHOT DEAD ***

The came over the AP wire 43 minutes ago...

WASHINGTON – "Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was slain in his luxury hideout in Pakistan early Monday in a firefight with U.S. forces, ending a manhunt that spanned a frustrating decade.
"Justice has been done," President Barack Obama said in a dramatic announcement at the White House.
A jubilant crowd of thousands gathered outside the White House as word spread of bin Laden's death. Hundreds more sang and waved American flags at Ground Zero in New York — where the twin towers that once stood as symbols of American economic power were brought down by bin Laden's hijackers 10 years ago."

Hooray. Oh Osama, go straight to hell. Feel the pain. FOREVER.

Click on this post's title for the video of Obama's announcement to the world. In lieu of the HUGE news, I don't feel that a Red Sox post fits. They were victorious over the Seattle Mariners on a walk-off hit by Carl Crawford.

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