Wednesday, May 4, 2011

End Game: Somebody Bin Smoking Pot?

It's no wonder the locals in Abbottabad didn't know Osama Bin Laden was living there - they were too busy harvesting their ganja. Reporters at Bin Laden's million-dollar hideout discovered small plots of marijuana growing in the deserted lots on the compound's perimeter. (NYDN)

White House officials sought to correct the official account of the raid in Pakistan that ended in the killing of Osama bin Laden, saying he wasn't armed and that his wife was not killed. The new DOD narrative said that one of Bin Laden’s wives was shot in the leg as she charged members of the commando team on the third floor of the compound. (NYT)

“Obviously, some of the information was — came in piece by piece and is being reviewed and updated and elaborated upon,” said White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who told reporters that “resistance does not require a firearm” but directed questions about how bin Laden “resisted” to the Pentagon. (Politico)

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