The mainstream media speaks of Osama Bin Laden with respect, affection and deference. The Washington Post attribute great military victories to Dracula in his cave and assigns him near great statesman status.
This mass murdering pig gets fabulous worldwide press and our President Bush, working his ass off to fight Radical Islamic extremism, making the hard choices to keep America free, and enacting foreign policy to liberate oppressed peoples living under the boot of totalitarianism for centuries is treated like a pariah. Tearing into his gut at every bump in the road. Teaching political freedom to peoples that have never tasted it, who only know the power of fear, is an enormous challenge. But, what, I ask is the alternative?
You tell me, what is wrong with this picture? And before your answer, imagine it was your mother (or lover, or sister) flinging herself out of the World Trade Center, trading the lesser of horrible deaths.
Outlook: On Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda Washington Post
Osama bin Laden 's plan -- to use terrorism to trigger an Islamic reawakening that will challenge Western dominance of world events and assure the ascendancy of Sunni extremists -- is moving forward, at at an alarming rate. Hiding out somewhere on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, bin Laden is surely watching with satisfaction at events unrolling across the world -- from violent protests over published cartoons of the prophet Muhammad to Hamas's rise to political legitimacy in the Palestinian territories.
Bin Laden 'likes hugs not kisses 'BBC News
Australia's "Jihad Jack", convicted of receiving al-Qaeda funds, says Osama Bin Laden prefers hugs to kisses.
Bin Laden compares U.S. tactics to Iraq's Contra Costa Times
Osama bin Laden promised never to be captured alive and declared the United States had resorted to the same "repressive" tactics used by Saddam Hussein, according to an audiotape purportedly by the al-Qaida leader that was posted Monday on a militant Web site.
Osama a "polite, humble" man The Hindu News
SYDNEY: Osama bin Laden is a polite, humble and shy man who doesn't mind being hugged.
Bin Laden a man with a soft side, says Thomas Sydney Morning Herald
THE former Melbourne taxi driver convicted this week of receiving cash from al-Qaeda has told of his meetings with Osama bin Laden and how the world's most-wanted man had a softer side. -
Australian terror convict says Osama loves beer, Islam Reuters Osama bin Laden does not like to be kissed and described himself as a reluctant Muslim who loved beer.