Sorry to interrupt all the touching tributes to David Letterman (we’ll miss you, Dave), but I just wanted to remind everyone that the world is a horrible place, human beings are monsters and death comes for us all.
Don’t believe, me? Then click here to watch this video of ISIS executing a man with a bazooka. Another graphic video of the same execution shows ISIS members kicking the man’s corpse in celebration soon after his death.
Warning: If you choose to watch the disturbing clips linked above, rumors about Rebel Wilson’s real age will suddenly seem somewhat less significant.
The video was shared online by anti-ISIS activist group Syria Is Being Slaughtered Silently, which said the prisoner was accused of fighting against ISIS.
The man, named by the group as Ibrahim Shraideh, was said to be a member of the Al Shaitat tribe from the town of Abu Hamam in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province. It said the militants were from Tunisia and Morocco.
The 80,000-strong Shaitat clan rose up against the terror group after its lightning offensive across Iraq and Syria last summer.
Between this horrible scene and reports of Kim Jong-un’s anti-aircraft gun firing squads, I’m definitely noticing a trend toward more grandiose methods of execution.
Of course, it’s entirely possible that this is all propaganda concocted by factions within our own government in order to paint our enemies in a negative light. But that’s probably giving our own government way too much credit. The simpler, more plausible scenario is that the world is a toilet.
Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend!
(Source: The Daily Mail)
Jason Mathews is Internetting way too hard. Follow him at @jasonmathews316.