It's even worse than it appears.
Tuesday August 31, 2021; 10:53 AM EDT
  • When I listen to a Daily podcast I often want to say "no it doesn't work the way you say it does." #
  • For example, they said today that the age of American solving problems by going to war is over.#
  • Oh really? Yeah, we thought that too after Vietnam. Lotsa luck.#
  • The interviewer asked the reporter what we would do if there was a future terrorism attack inside Afghanistan.#
  • Reporter began "Sadly..."#
  • Oh really? Their new government is, as far as we know, a terrorist organization itself. So it seems a terrorist attack against them is something we'd support, not want to prevent. It certainly isn't our job to save them from terrorism. #
  • And btw, all the time the reporters are fussing about Afghanistan, and they are doing a lot of that these days after years of completely ignoring it, Haiti is in a world of hurt. Maybe we should save some of our sympathy and good deeds for them?#

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