Fidel on Osama

In case you were wondering:

Havana, Cuba (CNN) — Former Cuban President Fidel Castro slammed the method used to kill Osama bin Laden on Thursday, saying there is no excuse for “assassinating” an unarmed man in front of his family.

“Whatever the actions attributed to bin Laden, the assassination of an unarmed human being surrounded by his family constitutes an abhorrent act,” Castro wrote in an essay published in state media.

Gotta love the phrasing, too: “the actions attributed to bin Laden.”

John J. Miller — John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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