Well, That Escalated Quickly
It was Dead Terrorist Weekend in America, which in times past was the kind of thing that would bring us together as a nation, even if only for a little while.
That’s so early 21st-century.
President Trump’s remarks about the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi triggered the libs, who seemed to be upset that he spoke ill of a terrorist:
“He was a sick and depraved man. And now he’s gone.”
Trump thanked other countries for their support with the operation, including the Kurds, Turkey, Iraq, and Russia.
“A brutal killer … has violently been eliminated,” he said. “He died like a dog. He died like a coward.”
Sounds good to me, but that’s what set off Left Twitter all day Sunday.
Austere religious scholar at helm of Islamic State dies at 48
This is how awful the media is now. The headline isn’t the result of some 25-year-old social media person being clueless. That thing had to get cleared by a grownup, professional newspaper editor.
The headline was so tone-deaf that the mockery that ensued eventually forced WaPo to alter the headline later on Sunday.
The spectacularly bad original headline ended up inspiring the Twitter hashtag #WaPoDeathNotices, which ended up being the most entertaining thing that happened on social media in quite some time.
Beginning the week with a little fun is always a good idea, so here are some of my favorites.
— Christopher Jacobs (@cmjacobs76) October 28, 2019
— Ryan Sze (@ryanhsze) October 27, 2019
— Jose Cardenas (@JoseCardenasUSA) October 27, 2019
From the Mothership and Beyond
Libertarian Screams 'Am I Being Detained?!' At Everyone Who Shakes His Hand During Church Greeting Timehttps://t.co/NBjWlTch21
— The Babylon Bee (@TheBabylonBee) October 26, 2019
The Kruiser Kabana
https://twitter.com/MattsIdeaShop/status/1188175010873012226I don’t believe we have had any Robin Williams clips yet. Enjoy.
The theme for this week will be whimsy. Or whiskey.
PJ Media Associate Editor Stephen Kruiser is the author of “Don’t Let the Hippies Shower” and “Straight Outta Feelings: Political Zen in the Age of Outrage,” both of which address serious subjects in a humorous way. Monday through Friday he edits PJ Media’s “Morning Briefing.”