NYT Describes 9/11 as Some Planes Did Something

By Todd Starnes Published on September 11, 2019

One of the greatest evils being perpetrated on the American people is the mainstream media’s attempt to rewrite history. I wrote extensively about that in my new book, Culture Jihad: How to Stop the Left From Killing a Nation.

The latest example of this detestable scourge on history can be found in the pages of The New York Times.

NYT: “Airplanes Took Aim”

Journalist James Barron blamed the Muslim terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on airplanes.

“Eighteen years have passed since airplanes took aim at the World Trade Center and brought them down,” he wrote.

The New York Times also published a tweet affirming that statement.

“Eighteen years have passed since airplanes took aim at the World Trade Center and brought them down,” NYT journalist James Barron wrote.

Mr. Barron failed to mention those airplanes were piloted by Muslims hellbent on murder. Not once in his story titled, “Remembering Those Lost 18 Years Ago on 9/11,” did he mention words like Islamic radicals or terrorists.

The victims of that horrible, terrible day included not just Christians and Jews, but also Muslims. It was another fact left out of The Times’ reporting.

Sounds Like Rep. Omar’s “Some People Did Something”

It was almost as if the writer invoked the dismissive spirit of Rep. Ilhan Omar, the Democrat congresswoman from Minnesota.

“Some people did something,” she told the Council on American Islamic Relations earlier this year.

“CAIR was founded after 9/11, because they recognized that some people did something and that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties,” Omar said.  (For the record, CAIR was founded years before 9/11.)

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“First Member of Congress to ever describe terrorists who killed thousands of Americans on 9/11 as ‘some people who did something,'” tweeted Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, in response to the clip. “Unbelievable.”

Omar, the first Muslim American woman elected to Congress, was rebuked by many conservative lawmakers.

As one of my readers so aptly noted, The New York Times summed up the events of that September morning as some planes just did something.

What Really Happened

Let’s be clear about what really happened on September 11, 2001.

That was the day when Islamic radicals waged bloody jihad on American soil and slaughtered thousands of our fellow countrymen in the name of their religion.

Never forget.


Todd Starnes is a columnist, commentator, author and radio talk show host. His latest book is Culture Jihad: How to Stop the Left From Killing a Nation.

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