The CNN logo is seen atop its bureau in Los Angeles, California.

Source: Hank Berrien

On Friday, CNN, a news organization that purports to report serious news, breathlessly reported that when the news broke of the U.S. airstrike killing Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, President Trump was eating ice cream.


As Fox News noted, “CNN’s Kaitlan Collins penned a blog post headlined, ‘President Trump dined on ice cream as news of the airstrike broke,’ in which Collins wrote, “As meatloaf and ice cream were served, the Pentagon confirmed that the U.S. was behind the strikes, the only statement from the administration throughout the night.”

Collins then offered this comparison:

Putting this airstrike in perspective:The scene Friday was similar to the one after Trump gave the order for American forces to carry out the missile strike on a Syrian airfield in the spring 2017. After that strike, Trump went into great detail about the chocolate cake he had with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who was there for a summit, when he informed him about the series of tomahawk missiles.

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