Monday, May 05, 2014

Not worth it

If given the choice between "getting" Osama Bin Laden and causing thousands of children to get polio, I would let Bin Laden go.

Plus, it's a false choice. The CIA's fake inoculation scheme occurred when they were already fairly sure that UBL was in that Abbottabad compound. They were just trying to get a blood sample to confirm that was the case. There must have been another way to get that confirmation without tarring health care workers worldwide as potential spies.