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On the Moral Difficulties of Releasing bin Laden’s Death Photos (via John Wylam’s Blog)

I can always count on John to get to tell it like it is. Great post John!

As a Gemini, it's easy to say I have two opinions: 1) Osama was a piece of shit who deserves to sleep with the fishes, so therefore in the interests of visual closure let the 9/11 images be bookended with that of his one-eyed corpse; and 2) in the Middle East, that image will take on the same significance a portrait of the Prophet would, and more destabilization would be the result. And sure, in the first 24 hours I felt the same release of decad … Read More

via John Wylam's Blog

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  1. May 4, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Yep, spoken like a true American.

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  2. May 4, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    I just had to leave a comment on his post.
    Good post though!

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  3. May 5, 2011 at 7:57 am

    Thanks for the link!

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