Saw an interesting article in Quartz the other day. Daniel Wolfe says that The Taliban swears it’s chill now. It seems that the happy folk who brought you amputations and death by torture while they were ruling Afghanistan now say that their years out of power have much improved them. When they rule the country again, they’ll be so much nicer.
Of course, this is music to the ears of people like Trump, who want us out of the country as quickly as possible. It’s hurting the budget, you see. Never mind that the last time the Talibani were running the country they gave Osama Bin Laden safe haven and cheered when his men flew airplanes into the Twin Towers and the Pentagon and killed off a whole lot of Americans.
What is truly terrifying is that tRump will probably be happy to see the Talibani back in power. After all, he was fine with North Korean Stalinists. Why not Central Asian Jihadists?
And who knows? Maybe a Trump Tower Kabul is only a few overpaid prostitutes away.
Of course, they’d be in burqas. But, you know…