Hiding Behind His Wife

Andrew Sullivan —  May 2 2011 @ 3:52pm

The White House says bin Laden used his wife as a human shield. Chait wonders "if this will help destroy whatever romantic allure bin Laden has left":

I don't know very much about Muslim cultures, but it's hard to imagine there's any culture in which hiding behind your wife, or any woman, rather than fighting for yourself is not considered about as shameful and cowardly as it gets.