Terrorist al-Baghdadi Dies, But Hollywood, Media And Politicians Split In Reactions And Credits


The alleged leader of one of the world’s biggest terrorist organizations was killed Saturday by US Special Forces. You’d think that all Americans would breathe a sigh of relief and express gratitude toward those behind the operation.

You thought wrong.

Hollywood celebrities and various anti-Trump factions in media and politics found the dark cloud in the silver lining today, taking to social media to decry the description of the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi by President Donald Trump. They were countered by conservative voices who took the Washington Post to task for its changing headlines on the incident and the cynical takes on the operation by liberal voices.

Some of the reactions:

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