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Biden spins alternate reality on Afghanistan

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02.09.2021

President Joe Biden continues to live in an alternate universe in regard to the disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan. As someone put it on Twitter, his message is: "The mission was a complete success" and "it's all my predecessor's fault."

An angrier, more defensive Biden spoke publicly Tuesday to mark an end to the evacuation mission ― and to the 20-year war in Afghanistan.

As he noted, the airlift was a tremendous feat, given the chaos surrounding the exit ― a condition for which Biden bears much of the blame.

But boasting about the success of the mission was unseemly given at least 250 American citizens were left behind to face an uncertain fate. Many more thousands of Afghans who assisted our mission were also abandoned, and are now being tracked down and killed by the country's new Taliban rulers.

Biden Tuesday continued to conflate the decision to........

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