Obama’s Afghanistan Withdrawal

Many people, including me, tried to warn voters in 2008 that Barack Obama is an idiot. This from Mike Brownfield at the Heritage Foundation is just one more bit of proof – albeit too late:

In the face of an unpopular war and an upcoming re-election campaign, President Barack Obama addressed the American people last night from the East Room of the White House to inform them of his plans to rapidly withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. The President’s decision, though politically expedient, jeopardizes the successes made in Afghanistan over the last 10 months and will signal to allies and enemies alike that the United States is more committed to extricating itself from the fight than it is to ensuring that stability in the region is achieved.

Read his entire post.