Kucinich on Afghanistan: “Fake Elections, Fake Withdrawal, Fake Taliban”
Democratic Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich renewed calls for the United States to rid itself of the whole Afghan mess.
“The war in Afghanistan is taking place in a netherworld where facts and common sense have no place,” Kucinich said yesterday. “Elections are fake. Our deadline to withdraw is a fake. Now, we learn that a fake Taliban leader has been leading us to believe that NATO was facilitating high-level talks between Taliban leadership and the corrupt Afghan central government we’re propping up.”
Kucinich added that “the only real thing about this war is the dead and wounded soldiers and civilians, the wasted tax dollars and the mounting evidence telling us to get out.”
Here’s Kucinich railing against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on the Congressional floor earlier this year: