Osama Bin Ladin is Dead

And I have to say: “So what?”

As many of the news stories are pointing out, many thought he’d been dead for years.

bq. On a long enough time-line, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.[1]

The question is, are we doing what we need to do to be safer, and considering that large parts of American foreign policy *still* revolve around shooting at people, I suspect the answer is still, “No.” Considering that large parts of American security theater is ineffective and pointless, I suspect the answer is still, “No.”

As an incidental question, I wonder how many of the Republicans who have, of late, been decrying our involvement in Afghanistan as “Mr. Obama’s War” will now be trying to take credit for OBL getting hit?

fn1. Chuck Palahniuk, _Fight Club_

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Michael Alan Dorman

Yogi, brigand, programmer, thief, musician, Republican, cook. I leave it to you figure out which ones are accurate.

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