And then there’s the reaction to al-Baghdadi’s death

And then there’s the reaction to al-Baghdadi’s death. By Neo.

Lindsey Graham says “This is a moment where President Trump’s worst critics should say, ‘Well done, Mr. President.’”

That Lindsey Graham, always making with the jokes.

Because obviously that’s not going to happen. And as proof, we have: Trump went into “irresponsible” detail when he described the raid, Pelosi’s complaint that Trump told the Russians but not her and her Congressional band of leakers and carpers, Richard Engel saying the Kurds are still pissed, criticism of the situation room photo …

It makes one wonder what the present-day editors of the WaPo would make of Hitler’s death if they had to report it all over again:

Animal-loving vegetarian with ambitious plans dies tragically

Or Stalin’s

Former seminary student who became leader of a great nation is deeply mourned

Ed Driscoll:

The New York Times’ necrophilic 1953 obit for Joseph Stalin [was] headlined, “Stalin Rose From Czarist Oppression to Transform Russia Into Mighty Socialist Stat” …

Glenn Greenwald:

It’s genuinely fascinating watching Democrats in real time struggle to figure out what to say about this. They want to be patriotic and anti-ISIS, but also need a way to malign Trump without contradicting their gushing Obama praise over OBL: not an easy balancing act. Good luck!

Currency Lad:

Journalists and the left (I know) are in mourning today following the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Lenin, Hitler during the Pact years, Che Guevara, Mao, Ho Chi Minh, Pol Pot, Hugo Chavez — only rarely has the Western left seen a world-historical terrorist it didn’t admire.

ISIS beheading Christians in Egypt

Fake but accurate and funny: