If you wait long enough, say a day or two, Biden’s explanations for what the hell he’s doing in Afghanistan will be the opposite of what they were.
Biden, the politician who ran on nation-building and an Afghan surge in 2007, has been lying and claiming that he was opposed to them from the first.
The withdrawal began with Biden claiming credit for finally making the decision to end the war, only to pivot to blaming President Trump when his withdrawal went wrong.
Biden began his withdrawal by claiming that the Islamic terrorists in Afghanistan had been defeated and there was no further need for a military presence.
Now he has pivoted over to arguing that he has to abandon thousands of Americans behind Taliban lines because the threat from ISIS-K, a local ISIS affiliate is too great.
A threat so great that 6,000 American military personnel can’t stand up to it, and that requires abandoning unknown numbers of Americans.
Biden has spent the retreat talking out of both sides of his mouth. But his rationale for abandoning Americans is particularly egregious.
The same totalitarian who militarized Washington D.C. and kicked off an extended military occupation of the capital to deal with an imaginary threat to his own person refuses to protect the Americans he betrayed and left in harm’s way.
The ISIS-K threat is so great that Biden just has to leave Americans in their hands.