Osama, Obama…

May 4, 2011

U.S. commandos knew bin Laden likely would die

Brennan said the commandos were prepared to capture Obama alive, but they knew that was a remote possibility.

It should say… to capture “Bin Laden” alive. That should be fixed.

Donaldson

We corrected it, of course, but lots of readers saw it.

I’m guessing this is currently the easiest unfortunate error to make in all of American journalism, which of course is why we need to be especially vigilant in the editing process: GBU Editor

Figurines of U.S. President Barrack Obama (R) and al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden are displayed for sale at a souvenir shop in Shanghai May 2, 2011. REUTERS/China Daily

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