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May 2, 2011 at 12:13 PM

WNBA players react to news of Osama Bin Laden’s killing

Athletes getting involved in politics is nothing new. So, it was little surprise WNBA stars were part of the onslaught of tweets on the social-networking site Twitter, commenting about news that al-Qaida terrorist Osama Bin Laden had been found and killed May 1.
From the hilarious to the serious, here’s a sample from most teams in the WNBA. As of Monday afternoon, only representatives from Chicago hadn’t made their own statements about the historic news. Players from Tulsa were the most involved with practically every player with a Twitter account making a tweet.
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And while I was out at sea we killed Osama Bin Laden?!less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply


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My older brother& cousin served in this “War on Terror” So to hear the news yesterday We Got Bin Laden made me … http://tmi.me/9EepDless than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply


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Thank God for such brave U.S troops. America’s true heroesless than a minute ago via TweetCaster Favorite Retweet Reply


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Now True healing for many affected by 911 can begin. #peaceless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply


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Where were you when OJ was acquitted, Obama was the winner and now when Bin Laden was killed? #blackproudmomentsless than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply


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Who shot the sheriff o wait i hear osama finally bit the dust good for him! good ridden to all that evil but watch out for the baby osamasless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


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That’s a good question “Is the war now over”????less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply


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Im not going to no major cities. #Bin laden is dead.less than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply


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I’m watching the news and obama is throwing a house party at the white house. People all on the lawnless than a minute ago via Plume Favorite Retweet Reply


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Seem like everybody so FREAKIN happy that Osama Bin Laden dead hell is that gon help Gas prices cause I almost passed out when I filled upless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply


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I wish everyone would stop talking bout not flying… I’m getting scared :/less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply


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He got a pimp walk he betta go head lol #obama equals #swagless than a minute ago via TweetCaster Favorite Retweet Reply


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Bin Laden may be dead but Voldemort is still at largeless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


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Many Blessings to our amazing Commander-In-Chief @BarackObama and the Navy Seals. Thank you for your dedication to public service. #justiceless than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply

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