The Biden administration renewed unprecedented backlash from members of the liberal media over its botched drone strike meant to take care of ISIS-Ok terrorists however killed Aghan civilians as an alternative.
CNN anchor Jake Tapper kicked off his present Friday by calling out the Pentagon’s “massive and deadly mistake.”
“This is a total about-face from the Pentagon’s initial denial they got anything wrong days after the attack,” Tapper educated his viewers.
THREE SUNDAY SHOWS IGNORED NYT REPORT ON BOTCHED DRONE STRIKE PENTAGON NOW ADMITS KILLED 10 AFGHAN CIVILIANS
The Pentagon boasted that “to high profile” ISIS-Ok fighters who had been dubbed as “planners and facilitators” of the Aug. 26 suicide bombing that killed 13 U.S. servicemen had been successfully focused in a drone strike two days later. However, one week after a bombshell New York Times report that alleged ten civilians, together with seven youngsters, had been killed as an alternative of terrorists, the Pentagon confirmed the reporting.
Tapper’s colleague, CNN anchor Jim Sciutto, tweeted, “This is a horrible and sobering indictment of the admin’s reliance on ‘over the horizon’ ops for counter-terror going forward.”
Other media critics slammed the Pentagon’s admitted “mistake.”
“A ‘mistake’ is when you forget to take out the trash, or sleep through your alarm. This is absolutely horrifying,” NBC News correspondent Garrett Haake reacted.
“Seven kids, who ran out excitedly into the courtyard to meet their dad / uncle when he got home from work,” Axios reporter Jonathan Swan tweeted.
“It is deeply tragic and fitting that the final American military action before withdrawing from Afghanistan was basically a signature strike — a drone attack based on pattern of behavior, not against a fully IDed target,” MSNBC editor Hayes Brown wrote.
Others usually known as out Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, who referred to the drone hit as a “righteous strike.”
“Mark Milley was the one who called this a ‘righteous strike.’ It was a massacre,” New York Times correspondent Alex Burns wrote.
“After they called it ‘righteous,’ now they say a lot of innocent people died,” Washington Post reporter Josh Dawsey equally tweeted.
The media went arduous on President Biden ever since his administration utilized the chaotic navy withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Biden has been intensely scrutinized for failing to deal with his promise of rescuing all Americans and Afghan allies ahead of pulling out all of the troops from the nation, which is now managed by the Taliban, an invasion the president assured wouldn’t occur all by means of the withdrawal.
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