He did nothing ...
But, unlike Raab, at least Bozo has responded, firstly, as the BBC has reported, to try and tell those Rotten Foreigners™ what they should be jolly well doing. “Mr Johnson said the UK would work with the UN Security Council and other Nato countries to stop Afghanistan ‘lapsing back into terror’ and called for an ‘international effort’ from the West”.
... he was on holiday ...
Pity he didn’t try and press that point when Combover Crybaby Donald Trump and his then Secretary of State Mike Pompeo negotiated with the Taliban, after Trump had leant on the Government of Pakistan to release Mullah Baradar, effectively shattering morale in the Afghan army and leading inevitably to where we are today. Mullah Baradar? He’s just been proclaimed President of the new Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
... his fans are busy wiping the evidence ...
Having not said boo while Trump was setting up Afghanistan for a fall, Bozo then admitted the fall was going to happen, and that he knew it was coming: “He admitted the US decision to pull out of the country had ‘accelerated things’ in Afghanistan but said ‘we've known for a long time this was the way things would go’”. Now he tells us.
... and he is now in charge in Afghanistan
You think that’s not what happened? Here’s an observation from MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan last night: “Here is Mike Pompeo, less than a year ago, meeting with Afghanistan's new 'president,' Taliban leader Mullah Baradar, who the Trump administration had released from prison in 2018”. Although the Republican Party is now back-pedalling frantically.
How frantically? Here’s Hugo Lowell from Guardian US: “Republican Party has removed a page from their website bragging about Trump’s deal with the Taliban that committed Biden to withdraw 5,000 US troops from Afghanistan - and led to the fall of Kabul today”. The hastily deleted text included this gem: “President Trump has continued to take the lead in peace talks as he signed a historic peace agreement with the Taliban in Afghanistan”.
One has to wonder what that so-called Special Relationship really means when our PM passively accepts that the US is selling an ally down the river and merely shrugs his shoulders about it, then suggests that a group not known for diplomacy or moderation keep any of that terror stuff to themselves, if it’s all the same to them.
It means that part of our free and fearless press which is invested so heavily in The Adoration Of The Bozo having to tread a very fine line this morning, typified by the Mail howling “Now families of 457 British heroes who sacrificed lives ask … WHAT THE HELL DID THEY ALL DIE FOR?” and then adding “MINISTERS were accused of presiding over the biggest foreign policy catastrophe in 65 years last night”. But no names.
You want answers? Try asking your hero
So no admission to those readers that the UK has no influence on the USA, it’s lost its influence in Europe, and its Prime Minister has effectively just admitted it.
Meanwhile, the papers don’t mention refugees. Best not frighten readers with reality.
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