Osama bin Laden dead

 Posted by at 22:12  Middle East, Politics
May 012011
 

The networks are reporting that Osama bin Laden is dead and that the United States is in possession of his body. President Obama is expected to make a statement at any moment now.

Update: It is official. President Barack Obama just announced to the nation and to the world that Osama bin Laden was killed in a CIA operation in Pakistan. Video of the president’s remarks will be added in the morning.

UPDATE: As promised, here is the video of President Obama’s statement. A complete transcript follows the break.

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2011 WHCA dinner

 Posted by at 09:07  Humor, Politics
May 012011
 

Here’s video of President Obama’s remarks at last night’s White House Correspondents’ Association annual dinner. It’s the one speech of the year wherein the President gets to say what he really thinks. He did not go lightly on The Donald.

Seth Meyers was the comedic keynote speaker (this is fun to watch if only to see Donald Trump not laugh at the jokes about Donald Trump)…