Morning Jolt: Dozens of American Children Remain Trapped in Afghanistan, and Biden Moves On

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On the menu today: Just because you're hearing less about Americans still trapped in Afghanistan, jaw-dropping U.S. government incompetence and unresponsiveness, and the relentless brutality of the Taliban, doesn't mean it still isn't happening.

At Least 41 American Children Can't Get Out of Afghanistan

Large swaths of the American media world have psychologically moved on from Afghanistan. Big news organizations still have a few correspondents in the country or in the region, but the stories are relegated to the inside pages of the newspapers and way down the page on the websites.

What is going on in Afghanistan is apparently just not as interesting as, say, yet another former Trump administration staffer coming out with a book and declaring, to her shock and horror, that Donald Trump was erratic, full of rage, only listened to his family, and was obsessed with the notion he won the 2020 election. Thank goodness Stephanie Grisham is coming forward with this shocking exposé. How could Americans have possibly known this without her coming forward and blowing the whistle?

A week ago, the Sacramento Bee revealed that even more American children ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY October 06 2021
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WITH JIM GERAGHTY October 06 2021
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Dozens of American Children Remain Trapped in Afghanistan, and Biden Moves On

On the menu today: Just because you're hearing less about Americans still trapped in Afghanistan, jaw-dropping U.S. government incompetence and unresponsiveness, and the relentless brutality of the Taliban, doesn't mean it still isn't happening.

At Least 41 American Children Can't Get Out of Afghanistan

Large swaths of the American media world have psychologically moved on from Afghanistan. Big news organizations still have a few correspondents in the country or in the region, but the stories are relegated to the inside pages of the newspapers and way down the page on the websites.

What is going on in Afghanistan is apparently just not as interesting as, say, yet another former Trump administration staffer coming out with a book and declaring, to her shock and horror, that Donald Trump was erratic, full of rage, only listened to his family, and was obsessed with the notion he won the 2020 election. Thank goodness Stephanie Grisham is coming forward with this shocking exposé. How could Americans have possibly known this without her coming forward and blowing the whistle?

A week ago, the Sacramento Bee revealed that even more American children ...   READ MORE

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