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What We’re Reading: Afghan Disaster, Obama Variant, WokeEx … And More

Afghanistan Disaster

Afghanistan’s Unraveling May Strike Another Blow to U.S. Credibility  —  New York Times

‘Why did my friend get blown up? For what?’: Afghanistan war veterans horrified by Taliban gains — Washington Post

Don’t Blame Trump for Afghanistan’s Collapse. Blame Barack Obama — Daily Signal

9/11 2.0? Left to Falter, Afghanistan Will Become New Base for al Qaeda, UK Fears — Newsmax

Taliban’s Afghanistan advance tests Biden’s ‘America is back’ foreign policy promise — USA Today

4 Reasons A Potential Taliban Takeover In Afghanistan Matters To The World — NPR

‘Commander-in-absentia’: Biden resumes vacation while crises rage at home, abroad — Washington Times

COVID Fascists

California Congressional Candidate Says Anti-Vaxxers Should Be Shot — PJ Media

The Biden Admin is discussing mandating vaccines for interstate travel — Twitter

Obama Variant

CONFIRMED: Obama’s Martha’s Vineyard Birthday Bash a Super Spreader Event. — Washington Free Beacon

At least 63 people on Martha’s Vineyard have tested positive for Covid-19 since Barack Obama’s maskless 60th birthday bash — the most cases on the island since April. — Daily Mail

Follow the Science

As debate rages over masking children, experts downplay efficacy of cloth masks — Just the News

Border Crisis

After Losing Control of Border Mayorkas Blames ’Climate Change,’ ‘Surging’ U.S. Economy — Breitbart

Judge orders DHS to restart Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy — Washington Times

Media Bias

‘One Heck Of A Correction’: Texas Tribune Publishes False COVID Numbers For Children — Daily Wire

Media Buried Key Detail About Florida Teachers Dying Of COVID — Legal Insurrection

The Co-Founder Of The Fact-Checking Site Snopes Was Writing Plagiarized Articles Under A Fake Name — BuzzFeed

Woke Capitalists

American Express tells its workers capitalism is racist — New York Post


Cuomo Tries To Spin Resignation With ‘Win’ Claim — Huffington Post

Consumer sentiment measure falls to pandemic-era low, sees one of largest drops on record — CNBC

As Downtown Santa Barbara Degrades and Homeless Invade, Biz Owners Get No Help From Elected Officials — California Globe


Facebook, Twitter fact-checkers halt vicious lies that Hunter Biden is related to Joe Biden — Genesius Times

CNN Praises Taliban For Wearing Masks During Attack — Babylon Bee

NASA’s Mars Rover Finds First Microaggression On Red Planet — Glorious American

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