Obama Reaction to Seth Meyers’ Osama bin Laden Joke
Written by Pats Papers | Monday, 2 May 2011 12:52 AM
Knowing what we know now about the death of Osama bin Laden, the result of an attack ordered several days ago, is there anything to be read into President Obama’s reaction when Seth Meyers brought up bin Laden’s name at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner? The raid on bin Laden’s compound happened mid-afternoon Eastern Time on Sunday; the White House Correspondents’ Dinner was held the night before, on Saturday, but you’ve got to assume that the president was fully aware of what was in the works.
(Edited this story at 8 am ET to resolve confusion about whether the raid occured before or after the Saturday dinner.)
From Pat's Blog
Video: Bruce Springsteen’s Rendition of a U2 Classic.
My thanks to the Village Voice for honoring me as New York’s “Best TV News Anchor”
Most Popular Posts
From the Pat's Papers Archive: Today in HistoryMay 26, 2014
- Young Inventor’s Soccer Ball Could Light Up Third World
- College Dropout Calls in Bomb Threat to Graduation to Hide News from Family
- 100% of California at Risk for Wildfires
- SF’s Lombard Street May Get Summer Break
- Smart Toilets Arrive From Japan