Obama's earned the right to spike the Bin Laden football

Fifth, after he took office, Obama directed an increased priority be given to getting Bin Laden.

Sixth, the President personally participated in repeated high-level meetings on his aggressive new strategy for getting Al Qaeda and its leaders in Pakistan.

Seventh, Obama ordered a dramatic increase in drone attacks in Pakistan, wiping out Al Qaeda leaders and making it almost impossible for Bin Laden’s senior commanders to operate there.

Eighth, the President rejected cabinet members’ advice and ordered the raid that killed Bin Laden to go ahead.

Ninth, it was the commander-in-chief who ordered that additional helicopters be made part of the operation, a decision that turned out to be crucial.

Tenth, Bin Laden is dead.