Like Rich Lowry, I’ve taken the press treatment of the Afghanistan withdrawal as my latest column subject. I list eight reasons the Biden administration is getting worse press than it’s used to. A sample:
Sixth, the administration’s attempts to blame its predecessor for the situation undercuts its own position. When Biden’s allies say that Trump owns this debacle, they’re conceding it’s a debacle. If things were going well, they would be saying that withdrawal is a great achievement that Trump only talked about but Biden accomplished.