WonkTV congressional hearings are BACK!
No, we knew Osama was in Tora Bora. We left it up to the Afghans to keep him surrounded, even though it was our fight and not theirs, because W wanted to shift all the troops to Iraq, for no good reason. We should have killed Osama right then-- and gotten out-- and of course never gotten involved in Iraq. I was among those saying so at the time, but I was a nobody. Some people who were less of a nobody than myself were also saying so, but were not listened to.
“We’ve spent twenty years and two trillion dollars but if we hang on just a little longer everything’s going to go according to plan”
No, he was just tucking in his shirt.
The GOP is really in their element as the minority party. It frees them from the bounds of any reality based discussion of events. Rambling diatribes and phony outrage are their stock in trade. Meeks contempt for their BS was palpable.
To be honest, there's no difference when they're in the majority either. Sorest damn winners i ever saw.
AOT, K. But do we learn? HAHAHAHAHA NO
HBD *clink* Oh and maybe watch out for falling pianos?
And he mostly smokes cigars because he likes them with Scotch
nope. they offered, we refused. iran also offered to help around the same time. we refused.
THESE are the things i won't forget about the bush / central asia / FUCKING MEDIA debacle (i mean seriously. i'm an actor who happens to be a geopolitical nerd and i remember this shit. how hard is that google search abc??!?!?)
remember this shit:
And disbanded the Iragi military to boot.
We "went into Afghanistan to bring justice to those who had harmed us"? This old trope? Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't in common knowledge that Afghanistan had nothing to to with 9/11? I'm confused.
No, word had it that the responsible parties were holed up in Tora Bora. It is Iraq that was considered to be a more personal Bush vendetta.