“As intelligence officials disclosed the trail of evidence that led to the compound in Pakistan where Bin Laden was hiding, a chorus of Bush administration officials claimed vindication for their policy of ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ like waterboarding. Among them was John Yoo, a former Justice Department official who wrote secret legal memorandums justifying brutal interrogations. ‘President Obama can take credit, rightfully, for the success today,’ Mr. Yoo wrote Monday [May 2, 2011] in National Review, ‘but he owes it to the tough decisions taken by the Bush administration.’ ”

 – Scott Shane and Charlie Savage, “Bin Laden Raid Revives Debate on Value of Torture,” The New York Times, May 3, 2011