These guys are hilarious. They'll just say whatever. Why not make it?:
Down Syndrome, runny-nosed, cheerful little female child whose only the ambition in life was to find democracy
Well, at least the AP got the quote from a reputable source with no stake in making sure the election looked legitimate. But whatever - details, details.
But, at least the AP did some fact-checking. Well, no - but again, those are details. What's important is not whether or not there was a Down Syndrome child suicde bomber - what's important is that is has been said, and therefore, it is 'fact-esque' - and that's good enough to print.
Reminds me a lot of babies being tossed out of incubators. Demonization and dehumanization of the enemy - always the same.
In the infamous words of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, lap it up shmuck!