In a very Roman manner, the United States proved to the world that we will never stop searching and that there is no place to hide from our just wrath.
That is from Jim Lacey on National Review and it is exactly how I feel. As John Podhoretz observes today at the New York Post, OBL “did not get away with it. That is what is most important-morally, politically, strategically.”
My IWF colleagues have commented below, and it’s hard to add to their thoughts, except that I am proud and happy that the United States has shown that we have the will to punish our enemies, especially one so vile as this one.
The tip that led to his death seems to have come from Gitmo. But this is a day to eschew politics, even though I do wish that President Obama had had a gracious word for his predecessor in his announcement.