They just can’t bring themselves to say it, even now – Islamic terrorists.

Via Free Beacon:

The New York Times deleted a tweet and updated a piece Wednesday after writing that the 9/11 terrorist attacks occurred when “airplanes took aim” at the World Trade Center.

“18 years have passed since airplanes took aim and brought down the World Trade Center,” the Times Twitter account tweeted. “Today, families will once again gather and grieve at the site where more than 2000 people died.” The language about the airplanes “taking aim” was lifted from the linked Times piece.

The Times’s assignment of agency to inanimate planes, and apparent reluctance to acknowledge that they were flown by Islamic terrorists, immediately sparked mockery and criticism.

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