For some reason, Merriam-Webster thought it would be a good idea to link to this old list of “9 Words That Will Leave You Bamboozled,” highlighting “crocodile tears” just a few hours after Kyle Rittenhouse broke down in tears while testifying:

Keep in mind, they’ve posted this list before. From 2018:

So, yes, it does appear that they’re trolling Rittenhouse here:

Do this word next, please:

Libs, as you might expect, are pretty psyched about it, too:

They’re really not going to take a not guilty verdict well, are they?

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