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Biden Tries To Gaslight America On Afghanistan

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Charlie Kirk is a young bright star in the conservative firmament. Here he takes apart the Biden administration’s actions on Afghanistan and their pathetic attempt to wiggle out of the responsibility for their own failures.

Kirk: As the chaos of the United States’ “successful” evacuation from Afghanistan envelopes America’s collective psyche, many are asking the question: “What exactly is the Biden Doctrine on foreign policy?” Well, on Aug. 19, Joe Biden sat down with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos and gave his most telling indication yet.

Though ABC News attempted to scrub the interview of some of Biden’s less than flattering moments, the news outlet still managed to capture and air one of the most incredible exchanges ever witnessed involving “the leader of the free world” on television.

While questioning Biden on the increasingly humiliating withdrawal strategy out of Afghanistan, Stephanopoulos commented, “There’s still a lot of pandemonium outside the airport right now.” To which, Biden replied, “But look, no one’s being killed right now,” then literally knocked on wood. “God forgive me if I’m wrong about that,” he concluded.

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Biden’s “Knock on Wood Doctrine” was born in that exact moment, and it has left 13 servicemen tragically dead and hundreds of Americans stranded. In eight short months, America has gone from the Doctrine of America First and “peace through strength,” to that of American weakness, literally trusting terrorists to keep our troops safe. The few times Biden has lowered himself to taking questions about his failures in Afghanistan, he has demurred, placing much of the blame on a previous treaty signed by President Trump.

This is nonsense, of course, and there are a few very obvious reasons why. Since taking office Biden has been pathologically bent on reversing nearly every single Trump-era policy he could by executive fiat. Trump left the World Health Organization; Biden promptly rejoined. Trump rejected the Paris climate accord; Biden promptly rejoined. Trump established the very successful Remain in Mexico policy for illegal immigrants; Biden immediately cancelled MPP, which led to a historic migrant crisis at the southern border. (Thankfully, the Supreme Court recently ruled that the Biden administration must restart MPP).

At every turn, Biden’s record-breaking executive order onslaught was designed with one guiding principle in mind: Whatever Trump did, do the opposite, the consequences be damned. And yet, we’re supposed to believe that Joe Biden inherited an unworkable mess from President Trump and he wasn’t able to reverse course?

The other glaring issue with Biden’s gaslighting attempts to blame President Trump for this foreign policy disaster – and the perfect embodiment of the Biden Knock on Wood Doctrine – is that while Trump terrified the Taliban into compliance, Biden’s hope and prayer execution is marked by weakness, which has only emboldened America’s enemies around the world.

Even as Biden threatens to “hunt” the terrorist that killed our servicemen and bring them to justice, it has lacked conviction. Then as news that an ISIS-K planner was killed in retaliation, swirling news reports suggested he was not a high-level target after all, directly contradicting the White House narrative. As if that weren’t bad enough, the strike killed innocent Afghan civilians, including nine family members and six children…

Instead of ending America’s longest war, Biden’s weakness threatens to indefinitely embroil the U.S. in the land of blood and sand. May God protect our troops, as it’s been said. Joe Biden’s disgraceful Knock on Wood Doctrine certainly won’t.

David Kamioner
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David Kamioner is a veteran of U.S. Army Intelligence and an honors graduate of the University of Maryland's European Division. He also served with the Pershing Nuclear Brigade and the First Infantry Division. Subsequent to that he worked for two decades as a political consultant, was part of the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina disaster relief effort in Louisiana, ran a homeless shelter for veterans in Philadelphia, and taught as a college instructor. He serves as a Contributing Editor for LifeZette.

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B W
B W
1 month ago

So what else is new, he has gas lighted his entire time in office.

Tim Toroian
Tim Toroian
1 month ago

BW, I think he has gaslighted his ENTIRE career.

Thomas
Thomas
1 month ago

God help the USA?
As the Non Christian Socialist party begins the dismantling of a once free Nation. A bought and paid for Buffoon and a slut by Communist China, a re-tread of failed Obamy failure Regime, and last but not least Bidens less that a year track record of failures and mounting.
Can the USA survive with a Majority of Congress filled with the democrats, Socialists & Marxists, a media that panders to them with fake news, A Speaker of the House of reps hatred for Trump and conservatives that shows daily with the in the face bills being produced. The newest fixing of future election in favor of the democratic party while filling the nation with illegal, uneducated poor & unskilled from out of our southern border.

dwesner1@yahoo.com
1 month ago
Reply to  Thomas

God won’t intervene until the last battle and that starts in Israel. May be a few more years until that happens.

Corruptionhater
Corruptionhater
1 month ago

I don’t want Biden to resign. I don’t want him impeached. I want a Military tribunal, prosecution and hanged for his treasons!

Patricia Barr
Patricia Barr
1 month ago

My thoughts exactly.

Alfred
Alfred
1 month ago

Biden is CATHOLIC. McConnell is CATHOLIC. Pelosi is CATHOLIC. The SCOTUS is CATHOLIC. Yep, no chance of justice. ALL the top positions are occupied by CATHOLICS not Americans. Vote for ANY CATHOLIC and you can look south of the USA to see that they bring crime, corruption, ignorance, over spending, and more ILLEGAL ALIEN CATHOLIC INVADERS.

Tom Tucker
Tom Tucker
1 month ago

40% of dems think Biden should be impeached. That means 60% are treasonous, brain dead, libtard mother fkers who would be beter off dead.

dean
dean
1 month ago

i just wonder idiot will ever stop blaming president trump for everything. i wonder if he gets a hemorrhoid will blame it on trump. i mean every socialist up there is blaming trump for everything. trump left it in pretty good shape and in just a few short months they screwed everything up and they don’t even see it. it’s trumps’ fault. blame trump. just once i would like to see one of those sob’s own up to one of their screwups.

Patricia Barr
Patricia Barr
1 month ago
Reply to  dean

They DO see it! It’s by design.

Tom Tucker
Tom Tucker
1 month ago

Biden’s attempt to undo every single think Trump did was never about what made sense, but strictly about vindictiveness toward Trump for defeating quern Hillary. That’s the only reason, for four fking years of this libtard bs, they hated Trump. Up until he announced his candidacy, they would have killed to be his friend. In fact, Bill and Hillary begged to be invited to the wedding of him and Melania. What a bunch of stupid, retarded, libscum, losers.

Salvatore
Salvatore
1 month ago

There have been a few in my life that have tried to Gas Light me and I’m still standing! This pusillanimous pip squeak doesn’t have a chance! Try as he might, he only fooled Democrat voters! Only a moron would cut off oil from America & her allies & buy it from an enemy who calls for your death during morning prayers! Not even going to get into the Afghanistan debacle!

Cindy Hayes
Cindy Hayes
1 month ago

So how do they pretend to pick off an “ISIS-K” planner but can’t manage to evacuate American citizens and SIV holders in the same city?

The real evil is pushing these unvetted Afghans on American women and children knowing the rapes of young girls in Europe is attributed to the open border mistake they made. There are no go areas in Europe where they practice Sharia Law and because the girls “groomed and raped” are “white girls”, it has been allowed to go on because who wants to be called racist by the radicals? They are doing it here now.

I hear Joni Ernst caved to the radicals and is welcoming the unvetted Afghans when she knows better having been in the military. The radicals have evil ways but the weak Republicans are allowing it to happen. Pathetic! Shame on her!

Patricia Barr
Patricia Barr
1 month ago
Reply to  Cindy Hayes

I like your initial question. The whole thing is phony and a blind to give China and/or someone money, equipment, guns, helicopters, etc etc etc. The underlying truth is surely hideous!

Mary-Jo Wiese
Mary-Jo Wiese
1 month ago

HE can’t even apologize ! He just told us that thise Americans were TOLD to be at the airport “IF THEY WANTED TO LEAVE”! How damn stupid is that? Of course they wanted to leave, not having Military protection any longer!! he is just a useless pile of garbage!!