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Ian O'Doherty: Whoops -- I think I'm in trouble

Published 03/05/2011 | 05:00

So, how do you feel about the Yanks finally getting their hands on Osama Bin Laden and taking him out?

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Well, if you're an American you would have been thronging Times Square to celebrate his demise. If you're British you'll be hoping that some of your special forces units had something to do with it so you can try and bask in some reflected glory. While if you're a Left-wing Irish person you'll probably bleat about the lack of due process and whinge that this is another example of the Americans taking matters into their own hands -- the swines.

No, any rational person can surely see that this was a good operation, well executed and taking him out was something that will give the ordinary American a massive morale boost.

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