Unlike Attorney General Eric Holder, Stanley McChrystal is no fool. He knows that there is a more-than-”infinitesimal” chance Osama bin Laden could be captured alive, and he knows how valuable it would be if one could get him to talk (or even how valuable it would be if his subordinates thought he might be talking).

So McChrystal said today that, “
If Osama bin Laden comes inside Afghanistan, we would certainly go after trying to capture him alive and bring him to justice. I think that is something that is understood by everyone."

Common sense from McChrystal. And another embarassment for Holder.

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