On Thursday morning and early afternoon, MSNBC analyst Malcolm Nance went to work as a Biden administration ally and keyboard warrior in downplaying and excusing the lethal bombings close to the Kabul airport, tweeting individuals have to “#DealWithIt” that individuals died as a result of it’s, in spite of everything, Afghanistan.
Simply earlier than midday Japanese, Nance tweeted:
Lower than an hour after Nance’s tweet, The Wall Avenue Journal reported (and was later confirmed by different retailers) that 4 U.S. Marines had been killed within the assaults.
However in line with Nance, individuals die on a regular basis and particularly in Afghanistan, so we would as nicely recover from. Think about being so wicked to have tweeted what he did.
Clearly, Nance was slammed on Twitter, drawing condemnations from throughout the spectrum (which even included Parker Malloy). As at all times, our pals at Twitchy have a superb choice of the blowback here.
Our personal Nick Fondacaro hit the nail on the top when he tweeted: “What else can we count on from the person who nominated Trump Tower Instanbul for an ISIS suicide bomb.”
Fondacaro also pointed out in a subsequent tweet that Nance’s disregard for American lives squares with what CNN analyst Phil Mudd advised Chris Cuomo final tweet: “Between Malcolm right here and Phil Mudd arguing in opposition to sending troops out to rescue Individuals, I’m underneath the impression the intelligence group is filled with callous monsters.”
In fact, he had loads of assist. Galaxy mind take queen Jennifer Rubin of The Washington Put up retweeted it:
After providing an preliminary tweet offering prayers “to courageous Individuals” in hurt’s manner, Rubin went proper to work on behalf of White Home Chief of Employees Ron Klain to brush off the assaults.
Rubin tweeted one minute after that take that it’s “[v]ery cavalier to insist Individuals keep endlessly there” and, 4 minutes later, she shared an Ezra Klein column and pulled out an excerpt to voice settlement.
Eight minutes later, she despatched out the primary of three tweets sharing her Put up column trumpeting Staff Biden’s work in Afghanistan, fretting:
Rubin additionally made the bombing all about….Donald Trump:
Possessing zero disgrace, Rubin then spent six tweets sharing a new column of hers that wasn’t in regards to the bombings or the lifeless and injured. Nope, the depraved-hearted columnist was after the actual story of the previous couple of weeks: “Let’s see if we have now the GOP’s 2022 message straight.”
Rubin’s lede confirmed how her coronary heart would make the Grinch’s look gargantuan: “Republicans have latched on to a collection of each overseas and home insurance policies that may set the stage for his or her 2022 campaigns. Weirdly, their positions change into starkly at odds with a majority of voters.”
Solely after the six tweets in regards to the midterms did Rubin express her condolences: “My coronary heart is breaking for the Individuals who put their lives on the road to rescue Individuals and 100,000+ Afghans.”
This went on, so to see her full timeline, go here.