Brian Kilmeade, in his clever, ironic voice, asserts that military contractors are being "sent packing" because the Afghanis have
"everything under control...really? We've seen that movie play out before."
Interviewing perhaps the most unsavory character in the tragic Bush/Cheney military sagas in the Middle East, Erik Prince predicts the Taliban will take over again. Strangely enough, he assumes no responsibility as his company made the U.S. so popular whenever Blackwater appeared on the scene.
Prince appeared on Fox and Friends to garner sympathy for his freshly prosecuted mercenary murderers. The attack on Nisour Square was a harrowing tale of slaughter and criminal misconduct. Erik Prince believes they were the victims, which is far from the truth.
Prince has a less than impeccable resume (understatement of the year). Erik Prince "repeatedly ignored the assessments done by mental health professionals, and instead terminated those mental health professionals who were not willing to endorse deployments of unfit men..Erik Prince views his company's role as fighting a Christian crusade to "eliminate" Muslims and Islam globally, alleging that Prince's companies "encouraged and rewarded the destruction of Iraqi life."
The New York Times reported "Even before Nisour Square, Blackwater’s security guards had acquired a reputation among Iraqis and American military personnel for swagger and recklessness, but their complaints about practices ranging from running cars off the road to shooting wildly in the streets and even killing civilians typically did not result in serious action by the United States or the Iraqi government (until recently, that is)."
The guy who is not Steve Doocy asks, "Are they innocent." Long hesitation ensues... I think it's a highly politicized issue...The government spent tens of millions going after these guys (thank goodness!) Naturally, both men assail that 'uppity Negro,' D.A. Eric Holder, for going after these model citizens, who were somehow convicted of heinous crimes. Fox and Friends is one of the few places a criminal like Prince can go and be taken seriously.
Kilmeade concluded the segment with:
If they want to win the war (ISIL we assume), they should call you up.
Really? You say this, Kilmeade, to the billionaire mercenary who believes he has been charged with a higher calling, to protect the world from Muslims? In a region dominated by Islam, he is by far, the worst choice imaginable. Fox agrees with this slippery character, as their worldview is always diametrically opposed to reality.