Another big blow to al Qaeda occurred over night:
A missile fired from an American drone aircraft in Yemen on Friday killed Anwar al-Awlaki, the radical American-born cleric who was a leading figure in Al Qaeda’s affiliate there, according to an official in Washington.
Samir Khan was also killed in the attack.
We should all thank George Bush for his leadership in bringing down this terrorist.
(and that last part is your Friday snark!)
This is a really big news story. Most are saying the kill is almost as significant as the killing of Osama himself. Of course the website so many media people push as being the “biggest player” in internet news aggregation has decided the story isn’t all that important: