“One last note: the Rude Pundit finds it sadly funny that, after a trillion plus dollars spent on the wars, after thousands of soldiers killed, that what it took to get Osama bin Laden was a criminal investigation and an intelligence operation followed by a quick strike. As we ponder our dead, all our dead, as we remember and make silly statements about “closure,” let us wonder what might have been for the United States had that been our approach all along.” Rude Pundit
This observation was especially poignant during last night’s 60 Minutes interview with the president. Imagine this kind of calculated, smart, targeted strategy from the very beginning. Imagine the money and lives that would have been saved. It’s almost too difficult and depressing to think about what might have been.