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It’s my fond hope (I’m using the word “fond” in the old-fashioned sense of “foolish,” because I really do know better, given the fondness–using it this time in the modern sense–of the mainstream media for memory-holing inconvenient facts), that those words, spoken by Joe Biden to the President of Afghanistan on July 23, 2021 as follows (emphasis mine):
Hey look, I want to make it clear that I am not a military man any more than you are, but I have been meeting with our Pentagon folks, and our national security people, as you have with ours and yours, and as you know and I need not tell you the perception around the world and in parts of Afghanistan, I believe, is that things aren’t going well in terms of the fight against the Taliban. And there’s a need, whether it is true or not, there is a need to project a different picture.
live to haunt Joe Biden for whatever remains of his sorry time in office, every time he opens his mouth.
As in, something like this:
Whether it is true or not, Joe Biden today assured the American people that the fact that only one-third as many new jobs were created in August as has been projected (235K vs 720K), is evidence that “the Biden plan is working.”
Over to you.Published in