You’re Fired! Open Letter to the Men of Afghanistan


On December 7, 2009, speaking to Major Garrett of Fox News following his briefing with White House Press Secretary, Shepard Smith asked,
“The government of Afghanistan lost the hearts and minds of the people, so they turned to the Taliban. What in the world is to make us think that the people are going to follow [...]

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A Spoonful of Saccharine: Geopolitical Realities No Barrier to Maddow Blaming Bush for All Problems


By now, you’ve all seen President Obama’s speech, wherein he agreed to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan (though most definitely not a surge of the kind used in Iraq and suggested by many for quite some time now, we are assured). Now, Rachel Maddow often tries to walk a peculiar line in which she [...]