Let’s face it: This news cycle sucks. So it’s only natural for Jake Tapper to want to lighten the mood a little bit:

The Washington Post’s Philip Bump took great offense to that, suggesting that Tapper’s not doing his job:

Not sure if you are aware, Philip, but if you pick a fight with Jake Tapper, it’s not gonna end well for you:

Here’s what Tapper’s referring to:

Hahaha, indeed.

It sure wasn’t. While Philip was giggling about Tapper, “the rest of us” were covering the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas. Self-righteous douchenozzle Bump just got flattened by Tapper — and he totally deserved it.

And we’re really digging it.