10 Reasons Why Pictures of Osama Bin Laden Have Not Been Released

Although the US Government and Al Qaeda both have confirmed that Osama bin Laden is dead, the White House still has not released the pictures of his dead body as many people had asked.  Here are 10 of the reasons why the pictures had not been released.

1)  At the time of his death, bin Laden was wearing the “Obama 2012” T-shirt.

2)  It would allow Wikileaks to also participate in the action.

3)  Since it’s so easy to fake a picture in Photoshop, it would actually be even more suspicious if the pictures had been released.  And yes, some fake pictures are already online.

4)  Donald Trump had not yet asked Barack Obama to release the picture.

5)  If bin Laden’s pictures were released as some had asked, the same people would then ask to release the Osama’s dead body.

6)  Hollywood is already working on a movie about the Navy Seals raid, and there is no better way to end a movie and set up a sequel than with the obvious but unconfirmed death of The Bad Guy.

7)  US Government is concerned that after seeing the pictures, the Islamic terrorists may begin hating America.

8)  Because these photos would upset the American children, who were hoping to grow up and kill Osama bin Laden personally.

9)  The deficit hawks in Congress, who were already extremely displeased with the operation that killed bin Laden because the $25 million reward now has to be added to the nation’s deficit, would have been further incensed with the additional $12.47 bill to print the pictures at Walmart.

10)  The CIA is still trying to figure out how to remove the red eye in Photoshop.

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5 Responses to 10 Reasons Why Pictures of Osama Bin Laden Have Not Been Released

  1. Yev Bronshteyn says:

    Actually, the government did figure out how to eliminate red-eye: they just shoot the subject in the eye.


  2. List of 10 says:

    Well, that’s the problem: they missed.


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