On Osama Bin Laden

“But you don’t seem very happy,” Mrs. Bowman said.

“It’s hard not to feel good,” Mr. Magundi replied. “But in the back of my mind a little voice is saying that murder is murder, even if the victim is a murderer. I don’t know whether I should be listening to the little voice, or to the loud voices around me that tell me to celebrate. So I’m a little bit unhappy, because I have a little voice that won’t shut up.”