During a Tuesday appearance on FNC’s “Fox & Friends,” Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) offered his criticism of President Joe Biden’s mismanagement of the U.S. troops’ withdrawal out of Afghanistan.
Kennedy described the withdrawal, which left behind an estimated 100-200 Americans, U.S. military equipment, and Afghan allies in the Taliban-led country, as “the Mona Lisa of incompetence.” He said Biden’s handling of Afghanistan would leave a “tattoo” on the president and the United States.
“[W]hat we have witnessed, and I mean, by we, I mean our world, is stunning incompetence, breath-taking incompetence, the Mona Lisa of incompetence,” Kennedy declared. “Now, there are good arguments to withdraw. There are good arguments to keep a limited force, air cover in Afghanistan, but there are no good arguments for what the world has watched.”
“President Biden is going to have to spend an enormous amount of time … talking to our