‘Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, austere religious scholar at the helm of Islamic State, dies at 48’
No. Not an Onion spoof of the politically correct insanity of the left-liberal media, but an actual headline from the Washington Post.
Changed the headline fast! pic.twitter.com/NBDLWT0cQ7
— Ejder Memis (@_sHx_) October 27, 2019
True – the original headline read: ‘Islamic State’s terrorist-in-chief.’
And WaPo has since amended it to ‘Extremist leader of Islamic State dies at 48.’
But ‘Austere religious scholar’. WaPo: what were you thinking?
Was that really the best way to sum up the life of a mass-murdering religious psychopath, responsible for many thousands of rapes, tortures, burnings-alive, crucifixions, a surge in global terrorism and the attempted genocide of the Yezidis?
Many social media users thought not:
Read the rest on Breitbart.