Tuesday, December 31, 2019

New York Times Under Fire For Claiming Thousands Of Organized Iranian- Backed Militia Fighters Storming The US Embasssy In Iraq Were Grieving “Mourners”

FOX News: NY Times tweet on 'Iraqi mourners' storming Baghdad embassy prompts backlash online

The New York Times if facing backlash for referring to the violent protestors who tried to storm the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday as "Iraqi mourners."

Crowds of angry Iraqis protesting America's recent airstrikes against an Iran-backed militia laid siege to the U.S. Embassy compound, chanting "Down, Down USA!" as they stormed through a main gate, prompting U.S. guards to fire tear gas in response.

However, the Times offered a more sympathetic description of the mob.

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WNU Editor: What the New York Times saw is different from what I saw. Today's attack against the US embassy in Iraq was extremely well organized, with many of the top militia leadership present. These "mourners" were also armed with Molotov cocktails and smoke grenades, and most were wearing their militia uniforms.

1 comment:

Jac said...

The New York Times....is know in competition with Erdogan for Olympic games of the stupidity. Well, it has it's chance.