Was it ever possible
that the killing of Osama bin Laden would unite America the way America was united (at least in many people’s memories) immediately after 9/11?
No, it was never possible.
Republicans are responding to this the way they respond to everything: by seeking to divide America and undermine Democrats
and liberals. They do this for the same reason the scorpion stings the frog in the fable: it’s their nature.
They will continue trying to divide America until we wake up and realize that they hate America — or at least they hate any America in which we don’t turn over all the power to them.
They’ll undermine and weaken that pluralistic America until
we finally recognize their disloyalty and marginalize