Morning Jolt: A Crisis of Competence

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On the menu today: Three vivid and outrageous examples of America's ongoing crisis of government competence.

America's Crisis of Competence, Part One

Chris Cillizza of CNN wrote Monday, "Seven months into his first term, however, Biden is faced with nothing short of a crisis of that competence, beset on a number of fronts with developments that it appears all of his experience and know-how didn’t prevent."

The New York Times confirms what many of us suspected, that President Biden was informed of how the Taliban was likely to quickly reconquer Afghanistan, and he simply chose to lie to the American public: "Classified assessments by American spy agencies over the summer painted an increasingly grim picture of the prospect of a Taliban takeover of ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY August 18 2021
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WITH JIM GERAGHTY August 18 2021
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A Crisis of Competence

On the menu today: Three vivid and outrageous examples of America's ongoing crisis of government competence.

America's Crisis of Competence, Part One

Chris Cillizza of CNN wrote Monday, "Seven months into his first term, however, Biden is faced with nothing short of a crisis of that competence, beset on a number of fronts with developments that it appears all of his experience and know-how didn’t prevent."

The New York Times confirms what many of us suspected, that President Biden was informed of how the Taliban was likely to quickly reconquer Afghanistan, and he simply chose to lie to the American public: "Classified assessments by American spy agencies over the summer painted an increasingly grim picture of the prospect of a Taliban takeover of ...   READ MORE

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