Also, the republicans are going to have a field day with this... They'll say.. pakistan cooperated...
Fox News last night was already trying to spin the focus back on Pakistan, questioning how and why Bin Laden was in a custom-made bunker in the middle of an urban area. How could he be there without their knowledge or consent, etc. etc. If Pakistan was knowingly aiding him then they got a lotta splainin to do!
As for the "who cares" thing, personally I don't feel too strongly one way or the other about it. Bin Laden hasn't been any sort of real threat for almost ten years now. I can see how it's a big deal to a lot of people though. I'd rather see him captured and imprisoned for life instead of martyred, but whatever. It doesn't really change anything as far as what we're doing in the middle east. In fact, it's probably just going to make it an even stickier situation for a while.
I will say that Obama probably just got himself re-elected though.
Oh, also one interesting thing. This all took place exactly eight years, to the day, after this: