In response to a question during a speaking engagement regarding bin Laden, the DL said, "Forgiveness doesn't mean forget what happened. … If something is serious and it is necessary to take counter-measures, you have to take counter-measures."
OBL really rubbed people the wrong way didn't he?
I find it interesting that Stewart/Colbert, Andrew Sullivam, Ed Brayton, Maddow and Lawrence O' Donnell and now the Dailai Lama thought it was necessary, while the likes of Wonkette, PZ Myers, Micheal Moore and a host of assorted right-wing nuts did not.
I can also report from circles I travel in that it was a popular decision with a broad swath of college students and blue-collar folks.
'Nuf said for me.