After US President Donald Trump confirmed the death of Daesh chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Sunday following a US military operation in Syria, The Washington post published a controversial obituary for the terrorist leader, calling him an “austere religious scholar”, prompting widespread criticism from the public.
Counselor to the US president Kellyanne Conway ripped “media interference” and The Washington Post’s coverage of the death of Daesh* terrorist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during her appearance on the Fox News show “The Story with Martha MacCallum” on Monday, by calling the media’s obituary for the terrorist leader “nonsense” and a “disgrace”.
Conway blasted The Washington Post’s obituary headline that read “Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, austere religious scholar at helm of Islamic State, dies at 48”, by criticising the media for being “angry” at Trump for conducting an operation that targeted the terrorist.
“What was this yesterday from The Washington Post? This nonsense”, Conway said during the interview while showing the article’s headline. “The media is angry at the president of the United States for getting rid of the world’s worst terrorists. It’s like ‘who is he to interfere, when we are trying to impeach him’”.
“They went to the magnitude and the duplicity yesterday of trying to… undercut the commander in chief making the order and… honestly doing something that helped…