U.S. commandos knew bin Laden likely would die
It should say… to capture “Bin Laden” alive. That should be fixed.
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