"Justice has been done," President Obama says in a televised speech to the nation. Bin Laden, mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks and Al Qaeda leader, was killed by a CIA-led team at a compound inside Pakistan
from Osama bin Laden dead
Bin Laden the 9/11 mastermind? KSM would beg to differ, if only to avoid being waterboarded for the millionth time.
As for the timing of this ratings-booster, it was perfect. Not too close to the election season, but close enough. But the "proof" will ultimately come down to "trust us."
Also note that "representative Americans" appeared "spontaneously" in front of the White House to express their jubilation over OBL's death, perhaps to "provoke Al Qaeda." Shades of the Westboro Baptist Church coven showing up at a soldier's funeral to cheer his death.