Two separate headlines regarding two parents of men who were killed combating terrorism in the Middle East, show a blatant level of bias being peddled by today’s media.
Steve Benen, a blogger for MSNBC’s the Rachel Maddow Show, wrote columns regarding Pat Smith, mother of Benghazi victim and American hero Sean Smith, and Khizr Khan, father of American hero Humayun Khan.
Smith spoke at the Republican National Convention and blasted Democrat presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton.
Khan spoke at the Democratic National Convention and blasted Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump.
Here’s how Benen chose to portray their two stories:
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) August 2, 2016
It is media bias at its best, portraying Smith as simply a grieving mother being used by Republicans to further their agenda, but Khan as a hero for giving his speech to the Democrats.