President Joe Biden applauded his own administration for supposedly “ending the forever war in Afghanistan” during remarks to Congress on Wednesday, despite the fact that he acted to prolong the war beyond the May 1 deadline set by predecessor Donald Trump.
“American leadership means ending the forever war in Afghanistan,” Biden declared in his first such speech as president. “We have the greatest fighting force in the history of the world. I’m the first President in 40 years who knows what it means to have had a son who served in a warzone.”
“War in Afghanistan was never meant to be a multi-generational undertaking of nation-building,” Biden affirmed. “We went to Afghanistan to get terrorists, the terrorists who attacked us on 9/11 and we said we would follow Osama bin Laden to the gates of Hell to do it.”
“After 20 years of American valor and sacrifice, it’s time