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Max Boot’s Revenge: Biden’s ‘A-Team’ in Their Own Words, by Danny Sjursen

You can’t escape what you’ve written, and much of what Biden’s “A-Team” has written amounts to pure idiocy. From Danny Sjursen at antiwar.com:

Beware savvy, sophisticate liberals bearing gifts of evasive and ethically empty prose. Having, for my sins, spent a few weeks reading just about everything on offer from what unrepentant neocon zealot – and born-again Washington Post columnist – Max Boot dubbed Joe Biden’s foreign policy “A-Team,” I can vouch for the new transition team’s vapidity and verisimilitude. Put another way, Boot’s favored Biden Posse – the Iran nuke channeling, P4 (Tony Blinken, Avril Haines, Jake Sullivan, and Nicholas Burns) +1 (Michèle Flournoy) – have a rare gift for typing tons but saying little.

Worse still, what they do let slip drips with subtext of status quo-hawkishness – Biden’s shadow team of five ground hogs spotting their shadows and predicting four more years of warfare winter. Moreover, these aren’t just any Washington lowland creatures – they’re being groomed, respectively, for national security adviser, director of national intelligence, a senior diplomatic role, possible secretary of state, and probable secretary of defense.

Only you’re not supposed to look under the lid of Biden’s national security transition team, because, well…uh, Trump was worse, and…there’s, like, lots of ladies in the lineup. No really, “serious” people are saying that. With straight faces. And clear consciences. With no consequences. What a world!

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