Huh? NYT Links Downplaying Muslim Victims of Violence to Trump, Brexit

The New York Times, the paper which previously slammed the use of the words “radical Islam” and suggested that the Orlando killer’s motive was “unknowable,” on Wednesday condemned the rest of the world for “shrugging off” violence against Muslims in Middle Eastern countries. In a condescending tone, reporter Anne Barnard wrote of suicide bombing and blamed everything from Donald Trump to Brexit: “The global mood increasingly feels like one of atavism, of retreat into narrower identities of nation, politics or sect, with Britain voting to leave the European Union and many Americans supporting the nativist presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump.” This story actually appeared on the front page.