Fox News anchor Shep Smith described the details of a graphic video that purportedly shows terrorists burning Jordanian air force pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh to death in a metal cage. The news channel did not broadcast the video on Tuesday, but instead opted to have Smith offer a play-by-play of its content to explain to their viewers the horrific actions of the Islamic State.
We’re not going to show you the video, obviously. It’s 23 minutes, plus that video and it shows the terrorists burning a Jordanian military hero alive. I’m going to tell you about it, all of it, every bit of it. I watched it over the last hour, not because I wanted to. I absolutely did not. I watched it because I felt like those of you who want to know what’s going on, but don’t want to watch it or be subjected to some sort of gruesome descriptive adjectives, can get the information.
Smith warned viewers to either mute their televisions or leave the room for the duration of his description if they did not want to know about this latest atrocity from ISIS. The Fox News anchor was visibly distraught while describing the moment the pilot caught fire: “It was a video of the burning alive of a human being. A ratcheting up of the rhetoric.”
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h/t: The Blaze