Conservative commentator Ann Coulter has started taking talking points from keffiyeh-wearing protesters shouting "end the occupation of Afghanistan! USA Imperialists out!"
Of course, she comes at it from a different perspective than those who fraudulently cast the Taliban as a popular resistance movement. No high-minded words about national determination or human rights for her: “Everyone knows it’s not worth the trouble and resources to take a nation of rocks and brigands.” Yeah, that's the Coulter we know and lo... I mean, that's the Coulter we know.
Ron Radosh gets into it in Pajamas Media:
One can disagree, as do most conservatives who write for the Weekly Standard, including military expert Max Boot, defense writer Gabriel Schoenfeld, and Frederick Kagan and Kimberly Kagan, who make the case that Afghanistan is actually a winnable war. Coulter and others certainly have the right to disagree. Polls show that the majority of Americans have their doubts that it is winnable. But in her concluding remarks, Coulter went way beyond arguing for a change in policy on this particular war: “I thought the irreducible requirements of Republicanism were being for...More >>