Today Is The Day

The Lone Cactus

If you’re keeping score at home, today is August 31st. That means today is the self-imposed, Joe Biden-approved deadline for all US troops to be out of Afghanistan. Now, you have to parse words in Biden’s statement, ala Bill Clinton. We have to understand what the meaning of “is” is.

Biden did not say that all Americans would be out of Afghanistan. He said all troops would be out of Afghanistan. Yesterday the Pentagon announced that “the last US Military plane had left Afghanistan”. That was a whole day and a half early. But to be honest, we’re not sure. Because nobody, not Joe Biden, not the Generals in the Pentagon, not the news media that keeps track of this stuff, not the people at the Kabul airport, nobody knows how many Americans are stranded in that country.

And yes…they are stranded. For Jen Psaki’s edification, here is the Free…

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