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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

bin Laden's life on the run

Posted By on Tue, May 3, 2011 at 11:30 AM

The minutia of terrorist Osama bin Laden's life in hiding (in what amounted to Pakistani luxury in a village where Lonely Planet recommends eight hotels and six restaurants) is weirdly fascinating. A great roundup of tidbits on Talking Points Memo.

* The neighborhood kids who kicked a soccer ball into the compound and weren't allowed to fetch it, but were given money instead.

* The groupies who fetched Pepsi and Coke and other namebrand goods from the neighborhood C-store.

* The computer-prepared will he drafted, which reportedly included an exhortation that his kids not go to the frontlines of the jihad.

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