Sony Pictures has apparently decided to push back the release of its “Kill Bin Laden” movie to an undetermined future date. Originally set for release on October 12, less than a month before Barack Hussein Obama will be standing for reelection, there is now no indication of when if ever it will be released.
But several odd details are making bloggers wonder just where the truth of this postponement lies. For instance, movie makers Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal of “The Hurt Locker” fame “have been developing the project since 2008,” with plans to insert the May 2011 SEAL raid into this documentary. How much of the raid, excuse me, movie was “written” back in 2008?
Blogger Brendan Bettinger reports Sony as saying: “the untitled film focuses on the black ops mission to capture or kill Osama bin Laden which culminated in his death earlier this month during a high-stakes raid on his compound in Pakistan. . .Bigelow and Boal have been developing the project since 2008 and plan to incorporate recent events into the film.”
A veritable cyberwar has erupted between bloggers Larry Johnson and Ann Barnhardt whom Johnson is calling delusional because she dared to write that, “Bin Laden was already dead and that the May 1, 2011, hit was pure fantasy.”
Johnson, who describes himself as having worked nearly 20 years with the U.S. Special Ops community, quotes Barnhardt as asserting that Bin Laden had been dead for years when the SEALs were sent into that high-walled, Pakistani compound.
Barnhardt’s observation that no dialysis equipment was found or shown in pictures of the raid raised significant questions for me. It prompted me to search for information about how difficult it would be to transport portable generators and water filtration equipment in and out of caves, over mountain passes, and into tribal villages along the Afghan-Pakistani border regions. I wondered how this would work especially without the services of highly trained nurses familiar with operating such delicate equipment. Even finding sure footed donkeys to carry all the necessary equipment, to keep Bin Laden healthy, sounded like a tall order.
But, of course, when Iranian Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi’s claims that “bin Laden was dead long before U.S. raid,” are ignored by our esteemed media, what are we to really believe? Blogger Johnson goes on to explain the original story of a drone strike was to cover the SEALs raid. But this explanation had to be rewritten because when one of the highly equipped copters crashed, “Obama’s National Security Team decided to bag the cover story and (instead) go public with the news that Bin Laden was killed by a team of Navy SEALs.”
Now, who is playing whom? To me, Barnhardt’s theory of a Kabuki theater story becomes more plausible. She allegedly said, “People in renal failure having dialysis done in fricking caves do not live for ten more years. Period.” I ask you, was Sony forced to push back the “Kill Bin Laden” flick from such a beneficial propaganda opening date for Obama’s reelection because just too many details written in 2008 wagged the dog of the story of what really happened in the spring 2011?
All of this might be simple conjecture. Bin Laden might have been killed exactly as it has been reported, but with Obama we just never know what is true.
N.B. This is part One of a three part examination of Obama’s use of Hollywood as a propaganda outlet to further his chances of reelection.
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