There were many other indications that this speech sought to flip reality on its head.
Maybe the truest sign that reality had departed the White House was this: “We’ll continue to speak out for the basic rights of the Afghan people, especially women and girls, as we speak out for women and girls all around the globe.” Take heart, women; America plans multiple speeches from the State Department on women’s rights.
But will the Taliban be listening?
Reporting live from Bizarro World, that’s all for tonight.
ABOUT THE WRITER
A retired Army lieutenant general, Thomas W. Spoehr is director of The Heritage Foundation’s Center for National Defense.
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