After weeks of endless corporate media pro-war pearl clutching this takes balls. I love it pic.twitter.com/OlOJe7WfTU— Secular Talk? (@KyleKulinski) August 31, 2021
BIDEN: “To those asking for a third decade of war in Afghanistan, I ask: What is the vital national interest? In my view, we only have one, to make sure Afghanistan can never be used again to launch an attack on our homeland.”pic.twitter.com/REVN3RCU52— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) August 31, 2021
BIDEN: “The assumption was that more than 300,000 Afghan national security forces that we had trained over the past two decades and equipped would be a strong adversary in their civil wars with the Taliban…turned out not to be accurate.”— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) August 31, 2021
This was a bold and smart move.
Donald Trump was incapable of standing up to the generals, the “journalists” and the Republican Senate with impeachment hanging over his head. Now the GOP owns stranding us in Afghanistan forever.