After releasing a substantial amount of information quickly about the raid on Bin Laden’s lair – some of which had to be corrected – the White House has gone dark, saying there will be no more details and no death photos. Reuters released photos of the results of the attack. Warning: they are quite graphic. Time describes how President Obama was able to watch the raid live on his Sit Room screen.
The Washington Post writes – in a news piece – that one of the people President Obama has to thank is George W. Bush.
The Daily Caller wonders if the White House isn’t botching the PR aftermath of the killing with its desire to make things kosher with Muslims.
Obama’s trip to Ground Zero today has some tricky aspects to it, given Republicans’ and Bush’s identification with the site, POLITICO writes. Obama plans to lay a wreath, but won’t to say a word. Bush declined an invite to join Obama there today.