The Strange Saga of Osama and Obama

They are the two men who changed the course of the history of the United States and the world in the new millennium: one by his capacity for evil, the other by his incapacity to comprehend it.  The saga of Osama and Obama begins at the dawn of the 21st century. In September of 2001, Osama bin Laden slaughtered thousands of Americans in New York, Washington, and in the skies, undermining the nation's sense of security. The Twin Towers were a symbol of the soaring power of the unchallenged United States following the collapse of the Soviet Union. Osama didn't have to leave his Afghan hideaway to accomplish his "feat."  He sent no clunky missiles in an effort to dent the impenetrable power of fortress America as Saddam Hussein had attempted with his Scuds against U.S. troops during the Gulf War.  He relied on a small group of Muslim fanatics with box cutters and the schedules of U.S. airlines servicing a booming economy. In response to bin...(Read Full Article)