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The Death of a Terrorist: A Turning Point? [] provides an overview of the wide and varied mix of emotions following Osama bin Laden's recent death.

Gathered from about 10,510 unique comments, the dotplot diagram contrasts the responses with negative (left) versus positive (right) emotions, against whether they consider the death significant (top) or insignificant (bottom) in terms of being a turning point in the current war on terror. Squares with darker shades represent multiple comments on the same emotion versus significance location. Although its seems the commenters were allowed to plot their comments themselves (?), some interesting patterns can be observed, both in terms of outliers are a straightforward correlation between the positive emotions and the expectation that a significant turning point is reached.