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“KABUL, Afghanistan — President Obama made a surprise trip here on Tuesday to sign a landmark strategic partnership agreement between the United States and Afghanistan in a midnight ceremony meant to mark the beginning of the end of a war that has lasted for more than a decade.” A televised address is scheduled for 7:30 pm ET. [NYT]

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Yeah, it’s time for the west to go home.

Fox coverage of “Who Lost Afghanistan?” starts in 3…2…1

@ManchuCandidate: Of course, we’ll still have troops there through 2024…

Tweety to Morning Starbucks: “I have as much war fatique as you do.”

You know it’s bad when MSNBC hosts are on their sixth tour.

@nojo:
Advisors! Much like Iraqinam.

Yeah, but not the large number of combat troops dying for no good purpose.

@nojo:
Commenting on war (in the studio) is hell.

/eye roll/

When I grow up, I want a satellite remote studio so I can be a cable Talking Head on call.

Obama chooses armored carriers over aircraft carriers for his backdrop.

Something about Vietnamization and a light at the end of the tunnel.

Come, Mr. Tallybon, tally me bananas…

Sorry. I know the pronunciation is correct, but I can’t get rid of Belafonte.

Obama: “The light of a new day on the horizon.”

I was kidding, dude.

And while I’m at Bagram, a high-five to our torturers.

Could’ve used more comically huge, fake, photo-op turkey.

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