Biden Admin’s Response to Taliban Violence Is a ‘Strongly Worded’ Letter

The Biden administration is dealing with its deeply serious disasters in a deeply unserious way. Biden’s ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, appeared on CNN with Wolf Blitzer Tuesday and said that the United States and its remaining allies worked really, truly, very hard on a response to the Taliban as it tightened its grip on Afghanistan.

That response — this is not a joke — came in the form of a strongly worded letter.

In the interview, Blitzer brings up a report from the UN secretary-general that the Taliban is already engaging in reprisals and violence across Afghanistan, particularly against women and girls. Thomas-Greenfield’s response:

“We are hearing from people in Afghanistan that they are getting threats from the Taliban, and we have expressed in no uncertain terms, here at the United Nations, through a very strongly-worded press statement from the Security Council, that we expect the Taliban to respect human rights including the rights of women and girls.”

A strongly-worded press statement? The Biden administration just went full Karen. Thomas-Greenfield would have asked to speak with the manager, but that’s the United States. Or was. Perhaps someone in Beijing will answer the emails that Jen Psaki ignored on autoresponse. – READ MORE

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