Actually, does the killing of Osama bin Laden help Barack Obama's reelection chances? I doubt it. I still think Obama's re-election is going to depend mostly on economic conditions. What's more, the election is still 18 months away.
UPDATE: Here's a better photo:
UPDATE: A guy who happened to be in Abbottabad twittered the whole thing, without realizing it was a strike on bin Laden. Read his tweets here, cluminating with: