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Yorkie Mom

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Wed Aug 18, 2021, 01:04 PM Aug 2021

Biden was my first choice as POTUS from the beninning. [View all]

I thought he was the right person for the job at the time.

I still believe this, but I can admit he fucked up this exit in Afghanistan. He is the president who decided how this would go down, and he screwed it up.

I refuse to hide my head in the sand and pretend otherwise. Yeah, this hurts.

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Trump gutted the State Dept and the Pentagon BlueLucy Aug 2021 #1
No he didn't reality1 Aug 2021 #2
+1 jrthin Aug 2021 #4
When the Afghan government told the U.S. NOT to evacuate anyone because it would create JohnSJ Aug 2021 #19
Afghan government is corrupt just like republicans rockfordfile Aug 2021 #43
Exactly JohnSJ Aug 2021 #53
+1000000000 Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #55
There wouldn't have been a need for a "fucked up" exit... luv2fly Aug 2021 #3
The war lords put up more resistance gab13by13 Aug 2021 #7
Biden wasn't my first choice but I'm very comradebillyboy Aug 2021 #5
I agree the buck stops with the CIC gab13by13 Aug 2021 #6
What did he do wrong, what should have been done differently reality1 Aug 2021 #10
I'm very progressive as well and voted for the moderate Yorkie Mom Aug 2021 #13
I believe General Milley will be speaking today, and taking questions JohnSJ Aug 2021 #22
I don't feel that way. pwb Aug 2021 #8
Rose colored glasses are beautiful. Yorkie Mom Aug 2021 #15
Have you been to War? pwb Aug 2021 #20
So you supported the lies from Bushco and fox news over the years? rockfordfile Aug 2021 #45
This. Scrivener7 Aug 2021 #27
Yeah, they should blown kisses to us on the way out. Baked Potato Aug 2021 #9
I believe history is going to be the judge, as it always is. I agree that the withdrawal seems to dameatball Aug 2021 #11
Regardless of how we feel we're getting lambasted in the press. DemocratSinceBirth Aug 2021 #12
Yes, we are. Yorkie Mom Aug 2021 #14
I'm not going to pile on Joe. DemocratSinceBirth Aug 2021 #17
My paramount concern is the welfare of the Democratic party. DemocratSinceBirth Aug 2021 #69
and the only thing the Biden administration is focused on is evacuating those that need to be JohnSJ Aug 2021 #23
I could careless rockfordfile Aug 2021 #61
I care if it cost us politically DemocratSinceBirth Aug 2021 #63
sky is NOT falling reality1 Aug 2021 #16
I don't think people are "turning on Joe." Yorkie Mom Aug 2021 #24
I hope so reality1 Aug 2021 #34
believe this post is a kind of 'turning on' Biden. We need to support our leaders... Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #57
Strongly agree. Nt Baked Potato Aug 2021 #72
I still support Joe Biden. Yorkie Mom Aug 2021 #73
I doubt this could be done at all without a "mess" treestar Aug 2021 #66
I don't think the failure of a 20-year, 2 trillion dollar attempt at ill-advised nation-building Aristus Aug 2021 #18
I'll agree with that. Yorkie Mom Aug 2021 #25
Just curious of your opinion what he should have done. nt GoodRaisin Aug 2021 #21
Maybe have a plan to Yorkie Mom Aug 2021 #26
Military side is secure reality1 Aug 2021 #33
According to what I read and what I heard from family members, the Taliban is not Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #50
I can understand people wanting that as part of a withdrawal plan. GoodRaisin Aug 2021 #36
Those people should've got out last year. rockfordfile Aug 2021 #46
That is a right wing source...Wall Street Journal... Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #52
Thank you. Caliman73 Aug 2021 #58
Agree. I think he's trying to rectify it, and will. But trying Hoyt Aug 2021 #28
First of all TFG made a deal with the Taliban after the election to cause trouble IMHO...so he Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #48
No. Bushco and the media are to blame. The same goes for trump. rockfordfile Aug 2021 #49
Actually, I do like Biden. That's why I'm shocked he messed this up. george war bush had been gone Hoyt Aug 2021 #51
The media just wants to shift blame because they're knee deep in it for supporting the lies. rockfordfile Aug 2021 #65
This is now. Biden is President, not bush, trump, Obama, Clinton, etc. Hoyt Aug 2021 #67
Yeah and the President is finally getting us out. rockfordfile Aug 2021 #70
He wasn't my first choice or my fifth choice Bettie Aug 2021 #29
don't we always grab defeat from victory? samsingh Aug 2021 #32
So, what would you have had him do? Bettie Aug 2021 #35
Thank you Bettie...so true. Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #38
plan an orderly exit with our allies and those on the ground -get those who helped us out first samsingh Aug 2021 #41
Why didn't those people leave a year ago? trump set a exit for May rockfordfile Aug 2021 #56
How do you know your interlocutor doesn't support our president? DemocratSinceBirth Aug 2021 #64
Surely that was planned treestar Aug 2021 #68
It was the bushco that lied us into that country. So yes he's to blame and the media at that time rockfordfile Aug 2021 #54
Watching tens of thousands of Afghan's getting slaughtered samsingh Aug 2021 #30
Watching hundreds of our young men and women in uniform slaughtered is no picnic either. Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #39
i understand there were no soldiers killed in Afghanistan in the last 18 months. samsingh Aug 2021 #40
If we stayed there...more young men and women would die. We had an agreement with the Taliban Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #59
Hello Americans died there. rockfordfile Aug 2021 #71
I'll be honest. Mine was Sanders... ananda Aug 2021 #31
I don't think he screwed it up. The Media frenzy is ridiculous. I was always for Joe and Continue Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #37
No he didn't rockfordfile Aug 2021 #42
Biden was NOT my first choice. WarGamer Aug 2021 #44
I think you are watching too much MSM. honest.abe Aug 2021 #47
+1000 Demsrule86 Aug 2021 #60
Precisely and methodically how should it "go down?" LanternWaste Aug 2021 #62
thank you Skittles Aug 2021 #74
Ridiculous ARandomPerson Aug 2021 #75
I was a day one contributor to Joe and met him at two fundraisers LetMyPeopleVote Aug 2021 #76
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