Afghanistan War Cheerleaders Point Fingers after Disastrous Withdrawal

Welcome back to “Forgotten Fact-Checks,” a weekly column produced by National Review’s News Desk. This week, we examine the media’s willingness to shift the blame on Afghanistan and condemn a distasteful attempt to politicize the tragedy unfolding there.

Media Plays the Blame Game on Biden’s Behalf

A collection of prominent columnists have asked the million dollar question about what went wrong in Afghanistan — who is to blame? — and returned a surprising answer: the American people.

Washington Post columnist Max Boot wrote in a column published Sunday that “all of us” are to blame for the disastrous U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

“If you

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