Osama bin Laden had cash totaling 500 Euros and two telephone numbers sewn into his clothing when he was killed — sure signs that he was prepared to flee his compound at a moment’s notice — top U.S. intelligence officials told members of Congress at a classified briefing in the Capitol Tuesday.
But did his mother attach his mittens to his sleeves? What if he got cold? And what if he got hungry and forgot to call the emergency numbers? Did he have some fruit snacks sewn in there too?
The most striking detail is that he carried euros. Remember all those years when the U.S. had the world’s undisputed number-one currency? Our currency became just as afraid of this man as we were. [Politico]