CNN, NYT Sympathize With Iranian Scientist Who Wanted to Nuke Israel
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, killed on Friday, was not just some civilian scientist. Fakhrizadeh was a general in the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps.
Iranian leaders have repeatedly threatened to wipe Israel off the map, and Fakhrizadeh ran a nuclear program designed to give Tehran the weapon to carry out its threat.
Those facts are what media reports about Fakhrizadeh’s death should have focused on – not the suspicions that Israel was involved, and certainly not portraying Iran as the victim.