Friday, August 27th, 2021 16:13:46

The High Price of Politics Over Policy

Less than two months ago, President Joe Biden told the American people that the Taliban would not be able to rapidly take over Afghanistan once we pulled out our troops. Our exit was to be uneventful – but a lot has happened since then. The Taliban did take over Afghanistan, so fast that Biden was challenged to keep up with the rapid change of status in the country. So far, he has showed up late to his news conferences appearing confused, making untrue statements and refusing to take questions from reporters.