MSNBC host Joy Reid used the chaotic troop withdrawal from Afghanistan on Monday to shoot the United States on the home front, saying “we can’t even make our own democracy fully work.”
During the segment, Reid argued that the United States was “learning that we are not Superman,” that remaking the world is something he was unable to do, and that the United States needed to focus on its own. country because “we can’t even create our own democracy. work fully. “
“War is messy. There’s no nice way to lose a war,” Reid said when asking Rep. Jake Auchincloss, D-Mass., About how Afghanistan veterans felt knowing they had fought a mission “they could not have accomplished.”
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Auchincloss said the mission was doomed due to the lack of political partnership in Kabul and because it was not an organic nation. He did, however, express his hope for the social changes brought about during America’s 20 years of existence in the country, specifically citing an increase in literacy rates and the participation of more women and girls in school. .
“I think America is growing up this week and learning that we are not Superman. We are not Captain America from the comics. We cannot change, solve and remake the world,” Reid said after Auchincloss.
“For goodness sake, we can’t even make our own democracy fully work. We can’t even get our own people to agree to be vaccinated. Our democracy is faltering too. Try to fix the one we have. here for fear of losing it. An uplifting tale for all, “she added, mentioning vaccines and apparently referring to the lower vaccination rates seen in various communities across the country.
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Reid did not explain in detail how she thought democracy in the United States was not working, how it could be lost, or what vaccination rates had to do with it. She is, however, no stranger to the warning against “threats” to American democracy.
Reid has previously claimed that rural Americans are “the main threat” to democracy in the United States, and she has also repeatedly hinted that allegations of voter fraud after the 2020 election could lead to the end of democracy. American.
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The United States officially ended its 20-year involvement in Afghanistan on Tuesday as its last servicemen flew out of Kabul.