That U.S. has confirmed that a missile brought down a Malaysia Airlines 777 plane in Ukraine yesterday, killing all on board. Vox.com “Voxsplained” the horrible loss of innocent lives this way:

Many couldn’t believe Vox made the comparison:


https://twitter.com/mmscout/status/490135438892355586


https://twitter.com/Dan_H/status/490131546645348352

However, a short time later, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power tweeted something very similar:

Is Power a Vox reader or is that a total coincidence?

A government official citing Vox? What could possibly go wrong?

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