MSNBC's Stengel: Drone Fiasco Shows 'Rightness' of Biden Afghan Policy
On Monday's Craig Melvin Reports on MSNBC, analyst Richard Stengel claimed that the drone strike that killed ten civilians in Afghanistan confirmed the "rightness" of Biden's policy of evacuating Afghanistan.
MSNBC: Milley Tipping China Sounds Great, Except for the Constitution
Morning Joe defended General Milley this morning. Promising to tip off China to any attack ordered by President Trump? Why, that's "helpful." Milley "didn't do anything wrong." In fact, "we owe him a debt of thanks!" The only "problem" is that Constitution thingy! Said David Ignatius of the Washington Post: "The problem is, and I think every single thing that was done by those three people,…
MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: 'Delusional America' Calls for Firing Milley
You ignorant Americans! How "delusional" can you be to think there was anything wrong about the Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff promising America's greatest adversary yo tip them off to any impending attack!
Scarborough Suppresses Most Serious China-Call Allegation About Milley
The most serious charge against General Milley is that, without notifying the President and Commander-in-Chief, Milley agreed to give China advance notice of an impending attack. Yet in defending Milley on Morning Joe today, Joe Scarborough outrageously suppressed any mention of that allegation. Instead he cast Milley as issuing a stern warning to China.
CNN Uses Trump Foe 'Anonymous' To Defend Milley's Alleged Behavior
Of all the people CNN could have chosen to comment on General Milley's calls to the ChiCom military leader in which he promised to give him advance warning of any attack ordered by President Trump, CNN chose one with perhaps the least credibility: Miles Taylor, aka Anonymous, who under that pen name wrote the infamous NYT op-ed, "I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration." …
Scarborough Uses Heroes of 9/11 to Boost Biden's Afghanistan Fiasco
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough uses the great work of the American military, invokes the spirit of 9/11, and the generosity of Americans welcoming Afghan refugees, to deflect criticism from President Biden over his Afghanistan fiasco. Scarborough says he is "really proud" of America, and offers not a word of blame for Biden.
Even CNN Blasts Biden for Abandoning Americans With 'Broken Promise'
On the occasion of the last US troops leaving Afghanistan—and in a marked departure from its traditional pro-Biden bias—CNN blasted President Biden today for abandoning American citizens trapped in the country. New Day co-host John Berman opened today's show by speaking of Biden's "broken promise—he said the US would stay to get them out. The US did not stay."
DELUDED MSNBC on Withdrawal: 'People Will Say, Yep, Biden Got Us Out'
Former Time magazine managing editor, former Obama State Department official, and current MSNBC analyst Rick Stengel joined Deadline: White House on Tuesday to react to President Biden's latest speech on Afghanistan. Stengel predicted that when the history books are written, "people will say, yep, he got us out of there."
Matt Dowd: GOP Spurns 'The Principles of the Constitution'
On Friday, The 11th Hour guest host Alicia Menendez and Matthew Dowd took time to talk about the real takeaways from the Afghanistan withdrawal: that Republicans don't care about the Constitution and that President Biden is doing yeoman's work.
Barnicle Absolves Biden: 'Always Going To End In Chaos and Death'
On today's Morning Joe, Mike Barnicle sought to absolve President Biden for yesterday's terrorist attack that killed 13 American service members and scores of Afghans. Barnicle thrice claimed that "it was always going to end this way, chaos and death." Translation: it was inevitable. Nothing Biden could have done better. Move along.
Lessons from Georgia, the Country
Georgia (the ex-Soviet Republic, not the U.S. state) is now a remarkable success story. Its economy is growing at 5% per year, and the country ranks ahead of the United States in economic freedom. Yet, 20 years ago, Georgia was even more miserably poor than the rest of the former Soviet Union. So, what can America and the rest of the world learn from Georgia's progress? A lot, says my…
'Get in Taliban's Face!' CNN General Outraged at Leaving People Behind
On New Day, CNN military analyst retired Major General Spider Marks was outraged that the US government will be leaving Americans behind in Afghanistan, saying it goes against the "no man left behind" ethos of the US military. He says the US needs to "get in the face" of the Taliban, and tell them that all Americans and SIV holders will be evacuated, either with the Taliban's cooperation or…
Scared of ISIS, Scarborough Backs Biden's 8/31 Deadline on Afghanistan
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough supports President Biden's decision not to extend the August 31st deadline for evacuating American citizens and Afghan allies from Afghanistan. Scarborough says he's worried about attacks by ISIS and the more radical elements of the Taliban.
Army Major to CNN: Good Chance Americans Will Be Trapped Under Taliban
A CNN New Day guest this morning was Army Reserve Major Matt Zeller. He is part of an informal network of military and intel people with previous Afghanistan experience who are now trying to help Afghan allies to evacuate. Asked to comment on whether an extension of the August 31st deadline for evacuation is desirable, Zeller said: "The reality is we do need more time [or] we're going to end…