Trump wins major war, but media response mostly crickets

By Bob Unruh


President Trump has won a war for the United States – the acknowledged defeat of ISIS – and the response from the media, so far, has been mostly crickets.

“This is one of the best stories of the young Trump administration. While many of the battles were fought under Obama, Trump pursued the enemy relentlessly. He delegated decision-making to commanders in the field, they fought within the laws of war, and they prevailed. Trump promised to defeat ISIS, and he has delivered a tremendous victory,” writes National Review columnist David French.

So why isn’t this in the headlines?

Because, explains, Ross Douthat in the New York Times, that while there are several contributing factors, this success “does not fit into the narrative of Trumpian disaster in which our journalistic entities are all invested.”

French just a few days ago explained that the “momentous news of ISIS’s defeat” was revealed.

“Iraq – with indispensable American help – has regained control of its cities and its border with Syria. ISIS has been reduced to a shadow of its former self. The victory isn’t confined to Iraq. American-allied forces control ISIS’s former capital in Syria, and the world’s largest jihadist army is gone.

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Source:: World Net Daily