Apr 14, 2017

Fox News hosts revel in Afghanistan MOAB drop

The day after the United States dropped its biggest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan, killing 36 ISIS fighters, the hosts of Fox & Friends heralded the strike.

Host Ainsley Earhardt: "That's what freedom looks like. That's the red, white and blue."

Following last week's Syria strikes, Washington Post's Margaret Sullivan wrote about the phenomenon of news media gushing over shows of force, drawing similarities to the Iraq War: "Groupthink, and a lack of proper skepticism, is something that we've seen many times before as the American news media watches an administration step to the brink of war."

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