Skip to comments.Why Not Just Let Osama Prove He’s Alive?
Posted on 05/08/2011 11:00:22 PM PDT by Jim 726
According to ABC News, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are both against releasing the "gruesome" photo of Osama bin Laden, and President Obama is "increasingly doubtful that there's a compelling" reason to do so. While The Wall Street Journal reports today that "many Pakistanis, Afghans and Arabs refus[e] to believe U.S. assurances that al Qaeda's founder is actually dead," an unnamed official tells ABC that "[t]he only skeptics are extremists and they wouldn't be convinced by a photograph anyway." At the same time, the photo could serve as "a rallying cry for attacks against US soldiers, government personnel, and Americans in general."
Perhaps, then, instead of shouldering the risks of trying to prove that bin Laden is dead, the White House should shift the burden of proof to bin Laden. Presumably, if bin Laden was still alive, he'd want everyone to know. So let him proclaim his continued existence to the world.
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And what if he does? There are movie actors in Arab world, there is makeup, and it shouldn't be too difficult to imitate the voice of a man that hardly spoke to anyone in a decade. We were shown tapes of presumably real OBL that were in a much worse shape.
If he speaks it can be proven that it is or is not him. Appearances can be changed, but your voice is like a finger print or retinal scan. If Osama spoke on tape, it could be proven that it was him.
Naturally for people who want to believe conspiracies, no amount of proof would be adequate.
Frankly, I tend to agree with the administration on this one. It doesn’t make sense to release the Photos because there is no added value in doing so. The guy is dead and a gruesome picture will only be a propaganda tool for the terrorists.
Why not give othuga 3 days to prove he’s
—not a Muslim,
—gives a flip about helping America vs destroying it
otherwise—outta the White House and outta the country permanently.
I do not, for one moment, doubt that he is dead, but I question when he died.
The instant dumping at sea makes it ALL so questionable.
Is, however, anything out of this administration seem normal or credible?
Would it be so bad if he were alive? /s
Rosie O’Donnell insists he was treated unfairly and should have been given a trial.
He can't. He is locked up in Wm Ayers basement, working on the next Obama autobiography.
I landed a small robot on Jupiter. Prove me wrong.
What I need is a new T-shirt.
No. Just exactly what kind of web they weave or all the truth that their abundant lies hide only The LORD knows.
How does one prove they are not a Muslim?
The O cabal is already talking about a new video made by obl just a week before they ‘got’ him.
It’s so current that they are most likely not going to release it for obvious reasons.
Their story is falling apart right while the won is busy spiking the football.
Right now he’s screaming his brains out in a cell while they blast Lady Ga Ga music 24/7
Eating bacon daily for a year?
Not beating their wife?
Watching a cartoonist draw a cartoon of a certain . . . without strangling the cartoonist?
I don’t recall anyone calling for withholding the photos of 9/11 because they were “too gruesome.”
Suddenly, everyone loves Osama bin Laden - the most prolific mass murderer in history.
Don’t forget being locked in a room full of hyperactive puppies looking for someone to play with.
That must be a truly Moslem nightmare, the worst of any dreams.
How about half puppies and half piglets?
Isn’t Rosie O’Donnell a troofer? In which case she believes that Osama is the fall guy for Bush-Cheney.