Greg Schwem: Much Ado About a Dead Terrorist
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Osama bin Laden is dead, right?
The Navy SEALS took care of him.
I'm asking only because conflicting accounts are emerging as to how bin Laden died. Not that any of this should matter because, after all, he is no longer alive. When President Obama strode down that long White House hallway on May 2, 2011 and delivered the news, that was all I needed to hear. I felt significantly more at ease the next time I boarded a plane. Ditto for all subsequent visits to New York City.
Okay, I did want more details of the mission, which is why I lapped up former SEAL Matt Bissonnette's book, No Easy Day. Writing under the pseudonym Mark Owen, (so much for the anonymity of pseudonyms by the way), Bissonnette reveals he was part of the team that stormed bin Laden's Abbottabad, Pakistan compound and found the terrorist already deceased when SEALs entered his bedroom.
So there. He's dead.
But then along comes journalist Phil Bronstein who, in the March
Huffington Post article