Here’s What KJP Had to Say When Asked About Biden Commuting Hunter’s Sentence
Blinken Pressed on Biden's Flow of Aid to Palestinian Terrorists
Federal Reserve Makes an Announcement About Interest Rates
The Latest Inflation Report Is More Bad News for Bidenomics
The Economist Took a Close Look at the NYT's Bestseller List and Found...
Police Department's Message to Beachgoers Concerning Rampant Theft Raises Eyebrows
How House Republicans Are Standing With Israel: NDAA Amendments
You Won’t Believe How This High School Spent a $10,000 Grant
Turley Weighs in on How Pelosi's Admittances Highlight Credibility Issues of J6 Committee
Lia Thomas Loses Legal Challenge to Compete in the Olympics
Hamas-Supporting Anti-Semites Are Somehow Getting Even More Brazen and Vile
Another California City Became a 'Sanctuary' for Trans People
Here's What Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Risch Is Willing to Do...
The Coast Guard Intercepted Hundreds of Illegal Aliens Bound for the U.S.
What's Going on at 538?

Re: George Will Is Blown Over By The Breeze

As you can imagine, much has been written already about Will's controversial column, but one point has not really been made. 

One premise of Will's argument is that Afghan President Hamid Karzai's government is essentially worthless.  Will, however, fails to note he may soon be out of office.

On August 20, an election was held, for which ballots are still being counted.  Currently, it appears Karzai may not reach the requisite 50 percent of the vote, and may thus have to face a runoff election. 

If the anti-Karzai candidates all rally around his main foe, Abdullah Abdullah, it is at least possible Karzai will be replaced as president.

Considering Abdullah would likely be an improvement over Karzai, even if one agrees with Will about "nation building," the prudent writer might have at least postponed his declaration of failure until after the fate of Karzai was determined. 

At worst, George Will is the advocating a John Murthaesque strategy.  At best, he is premature ...

... By the way, I'm scheduled to be on MSNBC today between 3:30 and 4 pm EST to discuss this.

Join the conversation as a VIP Member


Trending on Townhall Videos