Delete this, New York Times. Delete it now:
18 years have passed since airplanes took aim and brought down the World Trade Center. Today, families will once again gather and grieve at the site where more than 2000 people died. https://t.co/rFn2evf1dA
— The New York Times (@nytimes) September 11, 2019
Update: They deleted it, but we have a screenshot:
“Airplanes took aim”? How does that work?
Some planes did something
— Comfortably Smug (@ComfortablySmug) September 11, 2019
Maybe the towers were asking for it:
Man, those towers really must have done something to upset those airplanes. https://t.co/N0WUjV2Gt5
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) September 11, 2019
Maybe airplanes should be illegal:
And 18 years later, we still somehow allow airplanes to be legal. Let that sink inhttps://t.co/1vVE6cPaTW
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) September 11, 2019
Imagine if they covered Pearl Harbor this way:
“On December 7, 1941, airplanes took aim and seriously damaged the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor." https://t.co/8mh6i0f4sv
— Jim Geraghty (@jimgeraghty) September 11, 2019
And they’re low-balling the number of deaths, too:
*almost 3000 people died https://t.co/kEhorgpnes
— RBe (@RBPundit) September 11, 2019
And it’s not even 8 a.m. yet:
This may be the worst tweet of the day.
Great job. https://t.co/vNrtILiBgc
— Pradheep J. Shanker (@Neoavatara) September 11, 2019
Screenshot for posterity:
Editor’s note: This post has been updated.
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