September 1, 2021

Above: "Putting out fire with gasoline" - is that a metaphor for the on-going press coverage of the withdrawal from Afghanistan? Asking for about 340M friends.

Hackwhackers suggests that the media is trying to "Carter-ize" President Biden. Ooof, talk about a good metaphor!

Progressive Eruptions tells us the tragedy of Afghanistan.

The Carpentariat convinces us that some purges are good.

Just An Earth-Bound Misfit compares and contrasts US and the Soviet Union exits from Afghanistan.

Bonus Track: Open Culture makes the case that one man's trash is another man's archeology!

Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to (with For MBRU in the subject line).

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