If you aired a movie two days before a presidential election, could it change the outcome of the election? If the election is going to be as tight as predicted, could the retelling of one of the highlights of the president's first term capture enough undecided voters to have a real impact?
The public deserves to hear Mark Owen's account of the Bin Laden raid for many reasons. Chief among them is that though Bin Laden is dead, others will plot to attack the United States. We will need more men like the SEALs who answered the call in Abbottabad last May.
That Washington was bent on fulfilling Osama bin Laden's fervent wishes was evident at once. There is every likelihood that the Jihadi movement, much of it highly critical of bin Laden, could have been split and undermined after 9/11.