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Under The Radar

(3,387 posts)
Sun Aug 22, 2021, 08:11 PM Aug 2021

The GOP needs Afghanistan to take a turn for the worse ...

… and there have been several GOP leadership say that this is a president weaker than Carter and the 70’s. With Russia and the Trump administration friendly with the Taliban, I have a bad feeling that we will see a hostage situation before this is over and it will be drug out until the next election.

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The GOP needs Afghanistan to take a turn for the worse ... (Original Post) Under The Radar Aug 2021 OP
I hope not kimbutgar Aug 2021 #1
This isn't something I wish for, I dread a situation like that. Under The Radar Aug 2021 #2
The repukes are ready to Benghazi the withdrawal from Afghanistan kimbutgar Aug 2021 #3
I agree 100%. HUAJIAO Aug 2021 #4
+1 c-rational Aug 2021 #6
I think... Cracklin Charlie Aug 2021 #5
Hostages are exactly my concern. Hostages got us Raygun. kairos12 Aug 2021 #7
The QOP always lies about everything. They don't need Afghanistan to do that. abqtommy Aug 2021 #8
McCarthy said today on Fox business that "thousands of Americans being held hostage" Under The Radar Aug 2021 #9
BS. Who gives a darn what mccarthy says onetexan Aug 2021 #10
You must not understand what gaslighting is. Under The Radar Aug 2021 #11

Under The Radar

(3,387 posts)
2. This isn't something I wish for, I dread a situation like that.
Sun Aug 22, 2021, 08:16 PM
Aug 2021

But the moves of Trump and McCarthy are easily predictable. Just being a realist

kimbutgar

(20,595 posts)
3. The repukes are ready to Benghazi the withdrawal from Afghanistan
Sun Aug 22, 2021, 08:20 PM
Aug 2021

So we must Benghazi January 6th back in their faces to make them STFU.

I’m tired of the Dems being pussies. We need to punch back at the repukes like they didn’t see it coming.

Cracklin Charlie

(12,904 posts)
5. I think...
Sun Aug 22, 2021, 08:57 PM
Aug 2021

That whoever planned this little caper wanted to put American military under the control of the taliban, in some fashion. They thought Biden would cave, and leave a limited force in Afghanistan. With taliban in power, our forces would have to work with them if we had stayed there. That would have looked terrible for the president, and would have probably put an enormous dent in morale. My opinion.

Thanks, President Biden, for not putting our military in that position.

Under The Radar

(3,387 posts)
9. McCarthy said today on Fox business that "thousands of Americans being held hostage"
Sun Aug 22, 2021, 10:32 PM
Aug 2021

While speaking about Afghanistan and said that this administration is Carter and the ‘70s on steroids. They are praying that hostages are taken and just as the GIP did in Iran, they will work with the Taliban to hold them through the election.

Under The Radar

(3,387 posts)
11. You must not understand what gaslighting is.
Mon Aug 23, 2021, 01:14 PM
Aug 2021

There have not been hostages but McCarthy fully intended to say so on national tv to either plant a seed into others mind or to perpetrate a gals narrative that would be way to debunk. There is always a strategy, a method to the madness. That was my point.

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