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Breakfast Scramble: Usama Bin Laden Passes

DavidL's Breakfast Scramble
Usama bin Laden passes, the speech the President should have given, in total:

“Nothing personal, just business.   Bravo Zulu gentlemen.”

Bin Laden wasn’t the problem.  His passing will not the solution.

Bin Laden round-up, Aaron Worthing, Patterico’s Pontifications [1].

Joy in the City, scenes of unabashed happiness in the streets of New York City, from Ryan Brenizer [2].

Cowboy presidency, from Adam Goldman, Associated Press [3]:

WASHINGTON – Officials say CIA interrogators in secret overseas prisons developed the first strands of information that ultimately led to the killing of Osama bin Laden.

[…]

The news is sure to reignite debate over whether the now-closed interrogation and detention program was successful. Former president George W. Bush authorized the CIA to use the harshest interrogation tactics in U.S. history. President Barack Obama closed the prison system.

Robert Stacy McCain, Other McCain [4]:

One of my pet peeves is when people criticize “journalists” when what they actually mean to criticize are “people on TV.” It is the latter category of TV news that so often inspires contempt for “the media” — an attitude I generally share, except for the fact that I’ve been a professional journalist for 25 years, having begun my newspaper career at a 6,000-circulation Georgia weekly in 1986

Stacy is one of the best reporters on the Internet   Go rattle his tip jar.