Ron DeSantis drags Joe Biden’s ‘humiliating’ Afghanistan exit
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The Governor says Biden isn't 'focused.'

Gov. Ron DeSantis took aim at President Joe Biden‘s foreign policy again Friday.

DeSantis, in Panama City to open a monoclonal antibody treatment site, also bashed Biden policy relative to Afghanistan.

“It’s frustrating, not just as a Governor, but just as an American, to see some of the stuff that’s going on in this country and throughout this world,” DeSantis said.

After familiar comments about the “out of control” southern border, the Governor pivoted to America’s just-wrapped 20 year war, saying what happened is “humiliating” to see.

“Then you see what’s happening in Afghanistan. To just leave all those Americans basically fending for themselves behind enemy lines, gifting billions of dollars worth of military equipment to terrorist groups? I think the whole Afghanistan thing, we needed to find a way to kind of dial that down, and I’m in favor of that generally. But man, there’s a way to do it and there’s a way to say we just don’t care what’s going on,” DeSantis said.

“The President’s not focusing. He’s not focusing on those American lives. And it’s just humiliating as an American to see what’s going on, particularly with all the people who worked and sacrificed over there,” DeSantis said.

The Governor addressed Afghanistan previously this week, charging Biden with a “lack of leadership.”

“You look around the country, you look around the world right now. I mean, we have Americans that are just being hung out to dry in Afghanistan. We’ve got billions of dollars of military equipment that’s just basically being gifted to terrorist groups. Things that the taxpayers paid for. Things that our men and women used,” DeSantis said Thursday in Pasco County.

The comments to Florida media, predictably, revisited themes rehearsed earlier in the week for a national television audience on Fox News’ Hannity show Wednesday night.

DeSantis in the TV hit suggested America’s enemies would exploit the Biden presidency.

“You know who’s looking at this? China, Russia, North Korea, all of our adversaries are taking the measure of Joe Biden. And they see that this is not somebody who is capable of leading with conviction on the world stage,” DeSantis asserted. “So they are going to do everything they can, as long as he is President, to take advantage of that. And I think we’re in for a rocky three and a half years, as long as he is President.”

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • Biden = Draft Dodger

    August 20, 2021 at 7:10 pm

    Piss poor handling by the CIC who has no experience in the military since he was a draft dodger in his youth. I’ll take the USN Officer that volunteered to serve his country following 9-11.

    • Alex

      August 20, 2021 at 7:40 pm

      All because Bush wanted revenge on muslims, any muslims he could attack and hope to have international cooperation aka legitimacy.

      He failed.

      Now Biden fixes it, and Republicans don’t want us to remember the truth.

      • Osama Bin Biden

        August 20, 2021 at 8:07 pm

        Well he attacked the country that harbored terrorists that planned the attacks on 9-11 while Clinton was President. Muslims did attack the US. Muslims were beheading westerners regularly while Obama was President. You probably don’t get around but I challenge you to walk through a neighborhood in France or Belgium that displays a “Black Flag” at its entrance.

        • Alex

          August 20, 2021 at 8:24 pm


          You don’t get it STILL do you?

          Bush attacked and occupied 2 entire countries filled with innocent people that had nothing to do with 9/11.

          His goal in Afghanistan was to get Bin Laden.

          He failed, and Afghanistan got occupied by a foreign force who had no right to be there from the other side of the world until just now.

          (Oh, and Obama got Bin Laden, and he wasn’t even in Afghanistan)

          Next we can talk about the other shitshow that was Iraq, that Obama also fixed.

          Remember the WMD’s Saddam Hussein didn’t have?


          • Osama Bin Biden

            August 20, 2021 at 8:37 pm

            Oh I get it all right. Your boy OBiden has been on the wrong side of foreign policy decisions most of his 50+ years in DC. He was against supporting the South Vietnamese Army in 1975 when President Ford was looking for support. OBiden was not in favor of the operation to take out Osama. He was wrong in 1975. He was wrong on the Osama operation and he was wrong / mishandled the Afghanistan exit. You voted for him, you own it. Display that yard sign proudly so we can all laugh at you

        • Alex

          August 20, 2021 at 8:59 pm

          So you have nothing but BS and refuse to take any responsibility whatsoever for your sides murder of thousands of innocents, and thousands of our troops, not to mention costing us over $4 Trillion for nothing.

          Good job fool

      • Rick

        August 20, 2021 at 9:53 pm

        Biden fixed nothing! There was a plan and a negotiated path and he just did what he usually does; Dispicable!

  • Alex

    August 20, 2021 at 7:29 pm

    DesAnus flailing as he gets backed into a corner from his dereliction of duty to the safety of the people of Florida.

    • Osama Bin Biden

      August 20, 2021 at 8:12 pm

      He’s not backed into a corner. You sound like a male version of Nikki Fried with all of you liberal scream. The Governor is very popular here in Florida. Maybe you should go back to New York where Democratic superstars like Cuomo and Di Blasio reside.

      • Alex

        August 20, 2021 at 9:08 pm

        Popular in Floridaaaahhhh with the Floridahhh man, like you.

        Most of this state is south georgia.

        And he’s flailing because he knows damn well that his hero Trump died on the same hill.

        • Osama Bin Biden

          August 20, 2021 at 9:39 pm

          Well that is good news that most of the state is South Georgia. Now if we can clean out Broward, Palm Beach, and your New York ass we can return to normalcy here in Florida.

          • Alex

            August 20, 2021 at 10:19 pm

            Useless babble and lies.

            I noticed you didn’t address fat ass on the same hill Trump lost on.


  • Impeach Viden

    August 21, 2021 at 11:53 am

    I fully expect SOD Austin to resign in the next few days. Evidently Biden disregarded Austin’s concerns and went with us gut. This has been an epic failure of this administration. Come 2022 not one Democrat will want Biden campaigning for them. You align yourself with Biden you get voted out. The campaign commercials should be good.

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