REVEALED: Here’s Why You Never Saw the Dead Photos of bin Laden

REVEALED: Here’s Why You Never Saw the Dead Photos of bin Laden

A new book has come out written by Robert O’Neill, the SEAL Team Six soldier who took out Osama bin Laden. And he has a really great explanation for why we never saw pictures of a deceased bin Laden. O’Neill and his unnamed point man made their way to the third floor of the compound where Osama was holed up that fateful night. This was immediately after taking out bin Laden’s son. Osama was in his bedroom. The point man tackled two women just in case they were rigged with explosives. O’Neill aimed his gun over one of the women’s shoulders and fired at bin Laden’s head. He split it wide open and shot once more into it just for insurance. At least he was thorough. I like that in a SEAL.

From the New York Daily News:

“In less than a second, I aimed above the woman’s right shoulder and pulled the trigger twice. Bin Laden’s head split open, and he dropped. I put another bullet in his head. Insurance.”

And people wonder why I love our military. Heh. Check out the Instagram below… it’s priceless: “Guns don’t kill people. People with mustaches kill people.” Take that liberals.

From Independent Journal Review:

The assassination of Osama bin Laden marked one of the most triumphant days in American history.

When the news broke, people from all over the country stormed the streets in patriotic praise as they cheered and high-fived their fellow Americans.

In the wake of the killing, newspapers, books and even movies quickly followed, recounting the heroic mission of the SEAL Team Six squad that finally put the terrorist headmaster to rest.

However, there was one thing that was never released from that historic night — images of a deceased terrorist leader. And now we may know why.

SEAL Team Six operator Robert O’Neill, the soldier who claims to have killed bin Laden, recently came out with a book titled “The Operator,” in which he not only recounts some of his 400 secret operative missions but details the events that occurred on the night they raided bin Laden’s compound.

Now, the gross part. To identify bin Laden, they had to piece his head back together for proof of death photos. Messy. According to Jack Murphy — a former Army Ranger and editor-in-chief of SOFREP, a special-operations news website — SEAL members proceeded to fire over 100 rounds into bin Laden, practically making his body unidentifiable. That gives a whole new meaning to ‘I’m glad your dead!’ Bet they did a little dance too and I don’t blame them. He deserved much worse after slaughtering thousands of Americans.

Murphy said it was “beyond excessive” and that the state of the body afterwards was probably why no photos were ever released: “The picture itself would likely cause an international scandal, and investigations would be conducted which could uncover other operations, activities which many will do anything to keep buried.” Hmmm. That could use some clarification. Bin Laden’s body was dumped in the Arabian Sea shortly thereafter. When the government was questioned about where the photos went, the Department of Defense said it has been unable to locate any images or footage from the operation that evening. So, Obama’s cronies lied… I’m so very not shocked.

Baqubah, 2007. Guns don't kill people. People with mustaches kill people.

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Post-assault, Paktia Province. #theoperator

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