Obviously Obama still faces immense challenges that aren’t changed by bin Laden’s death, and in some ways, Obama has not broken with his predecessor’s national security approach. But the larger journey is still something to marvel at.
The question now is whether the killing of bin Laden will fundamentally reshape what remains of the political landscape created by Sept. 11, by badly undermining the conservative narrative that Obama is weak, indecisive and insufficiently committed to defending America, and by making those who question Obama’s intentions toward our country look ever smaller. MORE...
Monday, May 02, 2011
Greg Sargent: "On Osama Bin Laden’s death"
Greg Sargent (The Plum Line):