NATO disaster: Afghanistan goes South; Democrats, Media and Occupy crickets chirp
Pretty amazing for an election season. This must not be one of those “Bush’s war” things. Osama bin Laden is dead; why are we still there? That’s what we’d be hearing from the Democrats, Occupy protesters and the media if a Republican was running for election.
Instead, they’re not saying anything and people died. If Romney wins in November, that will turn on a dime.
More ‘insider’ slayings, as well as a NATO airstrike that killed eight women, follow a Taliban attack that destroyed more than $150 million worth of equipment.
In a disastrous day for the NATO force in Afghanistan, four American troops were gunned down Sunday by Afghan police, a U.S. airstrike killed eight Afghan women foraging for fuel on a rural hillside, and military officials disclosed that a Taliban strike on a southern base had destroyed more than $150 million worth of planes and equipment — in money terms, by far the costliest single insurgent attack in 11 years of warfare. More via the latimes.com.