Osama Been Decayin’ – for about 48 hours now.
(part 3 of “Tax Mysteries Uncovered!” will appear next week)
It’s finally happened. Osama Bin Laden is dead.
Yesterday, I received a call from a friend telling me to turn on the news. It had just been announced that OBL had been killed. I watched ABC network coverage of OBL’s death for about 45 minutes and started to get curious. I don’t get cable TV, so I went to the computer to check out Fox “News” Channel. There’s a big link to click on at the top of the page that says, “Watch FoxNews.com Live.” I clicked on it and what did I see? A replay of the coverage of the royal wedding.
I watched about 5 minutes to prove to myself that this was what Fox was really running, and then my Firefox browser crashed.
Of course, I can’t know if it was just some technical difficulty that our “Fair and Balanced” friends were suffering, but somehow I doubt it. I still have questions about the complete story of 9/11 (Oh, to be a fly on the inside of George W. Bush’s skull right now. But let’s save that discussion for another day.) but one thing is for sure – this is just a huge victory (politically if nothing else) for President Obama. I’m sure it’s taking some time for ill-prepared Fox “News” spinners to concoct something negative or just to formulate a plan to keep the negativity flowing.
We’ll see if I’m right over the next few days. But for now, let’s just read a list of the dead:
Osama Bin Laden
The 2012 presidential campaigns of:
By the way, I again tried the Fox “News” live feed on Monday morning at 9:05 am, Pacific time. All the other networks just can’t show enough about OBL. Fox live feed had a show on about how terrible the economy is and how hard it is to get a job.
One thing of which I am completely certain: Obama haters will go on hating. That’s what they do.
Tom Rossi is a commentator on politics and social issues. He is a Ph.D. student in International Sustainable Development, concentrating in natural resource and economic policy. Tom greatly enjoys a hearty debate, especially over a hearty pint of Guinness.
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