In an editorial appearing Friday in the print edition, we argue that releasing the gruesome photos of Osama bin Laden’s corpse would do more harm than good – for two reasons.
• The hard-core skeptics (they’re being called “deathers” now) wouldn’t believe anything they were shown.
• They could potentially incite violence against Americans abroad, including our military, diplomats and aid workers. That’s why the military asked that the photos not be released.
Of course, there’s a case to be made for the other side – and I could have written an editorial supporting that, too. William J. Bennett, for …