American forces — including hero dog Conan — chased ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi into a tunnel, where he blew up himself and his two children rather than be taken alive.

However, Rolling Stone’s Ryan Bort was writing a piece that had to make Secretary of State Mike Pompeo out to be the bad guy, and so it became that al-Baghdadi’s suicide became “a military strike that killed two children.”

Why a piece about Pompeo? Because he’d tweeted a photo collage of his year, which included pictures of his dog alongside TV screenshots of coverage of the deaths of al-Baghdadi and Qasem Soleimani.

Here’s the tweet:

And here Bort telling us how unsettling that tweet was:

What’s unsettling about Pompeo’s tweet Friday morning isn’t his attempt to troll Ronstadt (or whatever he’s trying to do); it’s how flippantly he lumped pictures of his dog and family and favorite singer-songwriter in with a military strike that resulted in the death of two children, and the assassination of senior foreign official that could have very easily — and still could — lead to war with a nation of 80 million. To the Trump administration, it’s all a game, and every reckless geopolitical action they’re able to chalk up as a “win” on Fox News is fodder for a cork-board memory collage, regardless of the human toll.

Get a grip.

The one time Ben Rhodes got something right.

It should have been sued out of existence after that hoax campus rape story.

Only the United States does evil things in the mind of Rolling Stone’s writers.

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