Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Credit Where Credit Is Due

I'm very a much a "you really don't ever have to hand it to them" guy, but with some quibbles I'll hand it to Ross Douthat for once.
Our botched withdrawal is the punctuation mark on a general catastrophe, a failure so broad that it should demand purges in the Pentagon, the shamed retirement of innumerable hawkish talking heads, the razing of various NGOs and international-studies programs and the dissolution of countless consultancies and military contractors.