Brian Williams filled in for Rachel Maddow on MSNBC last night. As he reported on the US airstrikes in Syria, he waxed poetically about the “beautiful” missiles that were launched at Syrians: “We see these beautiful pictures at night, from the decks of these two US Navy vessels in the eastern Mediterranean. I am tempted to quote the great Leonard Cohen, ‘I am guided by the beauty of our weapons.'”

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Brian Williams is getting hammered on Twitter after making what many consider to be an insensitive and even repulsive choice of words to describe an airstrike on human beings in Syria:

Twitter user Brett Eversole suggests that Brian Williams and John McCain apparently share the same lust for war with this tweet:

Peter Gratton took issue with Williams referencing the “beauty” of the missiles as though it was a fireworks display:

And finally, this Twitter user asks Williams, “What is wrong with you?”

https://twitter.com/earthmann/status/850453062804262913


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