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Deuxcents

(17,411 posts)
2. Prayers won't help
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 10:47 PM
Aug 2021

And crying won’t do any good. It’s madness that TFG n his Pompeo set this into play. Another disaster of incalulable consequences. When will he be and Pompeo be held accountable?

applegrove

(120,269 posts)
3. Some afghani-canadian who was at the airport said US soldiers were shooting
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 10:50 PM
Aug 2021

over people's heads to control the crowds at times. He and his family got out.

 

Hoyt

(54,770 posts)
4. The videos I saw a few hours ago looked like it might be calm.
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 10:52 PM
Aug 2021

They were showing British troops processing people to leave just a few yards from armed Taliban who appeared to be allowing people to leave.

Unfortunately, a number of people were being turned away for lack of acceptable documents.

Guess things changed. Like one talking head said, “all it takes is one shot to change everything.”

reality1

(123 posts)
6. Prayers don't do anything
Wed Aug 18, 2021, 11:20 PM
Aug 2021

Also we're 5 days of 24/7 evacuations from the story being "we're not getting enough out!" to "we're letting too many Afghans in!"
Tuckers already there. GQP way better at messaging. Dems message seems to be blaming Biden for not ending 20 year with a pretty bow on top. smh.

I'll say again Biden and our troops are doing a good job with a bad situation. A situation clearly imposed on them by Trump and Pompeos almost treasonous activities. The senate and house hearings need to look squarely at what happened in Doha.

Johonny

(21,416 posts)
8. Biden has been able to stay above the drama while the media has pissed in its pants
Thu Aug 19, 2021, 12:05 AM
Aug 2021

it's why we made him president and why most pundits will never hold office.

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