The Osama/Obama problem
All last week reporters – including Glenn – kept mixing up “Obama” and “Osama” when talking about last weekend’s big news. Glenn eventually started calling Osama “UBL” just to keep it all straight. What were some of the highlights?
“We unveiled details that have never before been heard about how Obama was killed and what led to the American forces finding out where he was. It started when Obama took office.”
“President Obama speaking from the east room of the White House telling the nation and the world President Obama is, in fact, dead. It was a U.S.‑led strategic ‑‑ I’m sorry, Osama Bin Laden.”
“Now, folks, we understand our sister station are saying that Obama was ‑‑ sorry, Osama, I’m sorry.”