The media's Trump Derangement Syndrome has reached a fever pitch as journalists call President Trump a liar for claiming that ISIS founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was "whimpering" and "screaming" as U.S. forces closed in on him.
The New York Times seemingly interviewed everyone with knowledge about the raid, but they cannot confirm the terrorist was in fact "whimpering and crying and screaming" before his death.
White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham responded to the Times report in an email by asking, “Is it not possible to just celebrate that a terrorist, murderer and rapist has been killed?”
CNN anchor Brian Stelter responded to Grisham's question during an interview. "Yes. Of Course. I think it's been very clear for a week there's been a celebration that al-Baghdadi is dead. But it is also possible to expect the president to tell the truth..." Stelter argued.
What celebration? The Washington Post mourned the passing of an "austere religious scholar" the day the terrorist's death was announced.
The media "celebrated" by complaining that Trump notified the Russians but failed to notify Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff.
The media "celebrated" by complaining about Trump's "tone" and how the real credit belongs to the intelligence agencies, something unutterable for the media when President Obama nabbed Osama bin Laden.
President Trump said the terrorist was "whimpering and crying and screaming," and he probably was. It's such a ridiculous point for the media to fixate on.
Americans celebrated al-Baghdadi's death, and the media won't stop whimpering and crying about it.
All the available evidence indicates that Trump invented his claims about al-Baghdadi "whimpering" and "crying." We shouldn't get used to this... pic.twitter.com/YlsNKPCsTi— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) November 3, 2019