President Hamid Karzai is doomed. During his strategic shopping trip to Washington this week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pronounced his epitaph: “We will not abandon the Afghan people.”
In DC doublespeak, that means we’re searching desperately for the exit ramp.
Then we got the mandatory presidential press conference. If platitudes killed terrorists, “The Bam and Ham Show” would’ve exterminated the Taliban. (more…)