Obama Explains Why He Won’t Release OBL Photo

by Greg Pollowitz

Chuck Todd tweets:

POTUS to CBS “Imagine how the American people would react if Al Qaida killed one of our troops…and put photos of the body on the internet”

UPDATE: More Todd tweets: A clarification of who said the above:

House GOP Intel Chair Mike Rogers who said bin Laden is not a trophy and made the comparison to al Qaeda releasing pics of dead soldiers.

And what Obama said:

POTUS: “we don’t need to spike footballs” POTUS said OBL is not a “trophy” as read by @PressSec right now

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