No Saigon ‘75 For Us

The American Sun

American involvement in another war theater ends. No victory. It just ends. American does not win wars, nor do we outright lose them with definitive peace treaties with pomp and circumstance. We do lose long term and in the slow bleed of the process. America is pulling out of Afghanistan, but there will be no dramatic video of an escape like in Saigon.

The most critical piece for this moment is that there is no election coming up nor a Republican in the Oval Office. The media does not have a target to wield the images of a collapsing Kabul for its gain. The entire establishment has been the only force in America pushing for us to remain there. It is a unified establishment as the Afghanistan Papers did not result in a full hearted pull out. When Trump wanted out even after their release, he was stymied by the…

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