The Twitter Reaction To Osama Bin Laden’s Death Last Night

by John Hawkins | May 2, 2011 1:40 am

Here are a few intriguing tweets from last night in reaction to the news that Osama Bin Laden had finally, after all this time, become a good man.

If Osama Bin Laden is dead, does this mean we stop killing Afghan civilians? #p2 #p2ca #cdnpoli #NATO — AntoniaZ[1]

BREAKING NEWS: Donald Trump demands Osama Bin Laden’s death certificate. — Brian_GriffinFG[2]

No one approved of his actions, but celebrating the death of a human being is wrong. Way to stoop to his level. #obl #osamabinladen — cindyragab[3]

Ya know whats awesome about all this? It’ll never be “too soon” for Osama jokes. — CnservativePunk[4]

Holy cow, Obama gave his comedy routine last night JUST after ordering Osama killed? #superbadass #obl #p2 — existentialfish[5]

PLEASE tell me “Handling #Osama ‘s body according to Muslim tradition” is a euphemism for “Bacon-stuffed piñata” #tcot — Hawthorne[6]

Really, is there a single person saying, “Oh, they’re handling Osama’s corpse by Islamic tradition? Good; I was worried about that.”? — IMAO[7]

Bin Laden’s death is such great news that there are probably libs who are proud of their country for the 1st time tonight. — johnhawkinsrwn[8]

“Because of a program I’ve put in place, Osama is now spread over a two county area in Pakistan.” — Obama soon — johnhawkinsrwn[8]

This the first day of the Taliban’s spring offensive. Not off to a great start. Lol — johnhawkinsrwn[8]

I am celebrating Osama’s death. He was our enemy and needed killing. I only regret that he got to live for so long. — johnhawkinsrwn[8]

Tomorrow, we get conservatives who are pissy that this helps Obama politically vs. grumpy this is a cycle of violence libs — johnhawkinsrwn[8]

Just for the record: Twitter was faster than Fox in getting out the news that Bin Laden has reached room temperature. — johnhawkinsrwn[8]

Success has a thousand fathers. And a corpse. — JonHenke[9]

Wow, can’t believe Osama thought that royal wedding invite was for real. — KingJamesVrsn[10]

MMFlint:[11] From @Oprah : Does this mean the war is over? (Yes, say it is so, Mr. President.)

Hey, it looks like there is a military solution to terrorism after all. Go figure. — NoahPollak[12]

R.I.P Osama Bin Laden – World Hide And Go Seek Champion (2001 – 2011) — NZAfro[13]

A part of me hopes some Afghani kid gets to make this announcement to his country about Bush et al. thirty years from now. | #binladen #p2 — sgravn[14]

RT @Mr_popular: I bet Osama Bin Laden accidentally hit the “Add your location” button during his last tweet. — SocratesGuillen[15]

  1. AntoniaZ:!/AntoniaZ
  2. Brian_GriffinFG:!/Brian_GriffinFG
  3. cindyragab:!/cindyragab
  4. CnservativePunk:!/CnservativePunk
  5. existentialfish:!/existentialfish
  6. Hawthorne:!/Hawthorne
  7. IMAO:!/IMAO_
  8. johnhawkinsrwn:!/johnhawkinsrwn
  9. JonHenke:!/JonHenke
  10. KingJamesVrsn:!/KingJamesVrsn
  11. MMFlint::!/MMFlint
  12. NoahPollak:!/NoahPollak
  13. NZAfro:!/NZAfro
  14. sgravn:!/sgravn
  15. SocratesGuillen:!/SocratesGuillen

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