Code Pink, fearful of setbacks for women, rethinks call for U.S. troops to withdraw from Afghanistan
Now the left-wing activist group is rethinking its call for a deadline to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan. The reason: After a week spent in Kabul talking to female Afghan leaders, the group now understands their fears that a resurgent Taliban would probably target women and girls who have made tremendous progress since U.S. troops routed the fundamentalist militant group in 2002.
"Yeah, yeah, sure, sure, that's a good reason to send more American soldiers to be killed; women's rights in Afghanistan, sure, sure! After all those soldiers are just icky-poo men anyway, right? Well, mostly. Yeah, yeah, sure, sure."
Frankly, I don't buy this, and I am very disappointed in Code Pink.
I have to wonder if they might have been funded by the newly emergent recreational pharmaceutical industry in Afghanistan, because they sure sound like they are smoking opium here.
But more likely, Code Pink is willing to turn a blind eye on the wars because now they are Obama's wars instead of Bush's wars and that makes it all just hunky dory!