In an effort to deflect from Biden’s catastrophic failures as President, the left is lining up a new narrative outrageously claiming that the Jan. 6 riot was worse than the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban.
Comedian Stephen Colbert stepped up to the plate on Monday making the stupendously disingenuous comparison. It’s all about trying to blame former President Trump for Biden’s snafu while painting most Americans as white supremacist domestic terrorists. He profusely praised President Biden withdrawing troops and then agreed with his blaming everyone but himself for the debacle in Afghanistan.
“He’s right,” Colbert stated. “Why should our soldiers be fighting radicals in a civil war in Afghanistan? We’ve got our own on Capitol Hill.”
The audience unbelievably laughed at that pronouncement while an image from the Jan. 6 Capitol riot appeared on the screen.
Stephen Colbert likens Trump voters to the Taliban: "Why should our soldiers be fighting radicals in a Civil War in Afghanistan? We’ve got our own on Capitol Hill." pic.twitter.com/XztIatECGS
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) August 17, 2021
But wait… there’s more. Colbert is far from alone in his insane and overtly desperate concocted comparison.
Enter MSNBC host Joy Reid who was slammed on Saturday for drawing a comparison between the religious right in America and the Taliban. She had the audacity to actually claim that they want to force women “solely into childbirth” and out of the workforce.
“This is the real-life Handmaid’s Tale,” Reid delusionally tweeted. She compared the horrific devolving situation in Afghanistan to the fictional novel and dystopian drama series “The Handmaid’s Tale,” where women are portrayed as property and forced to bear children. The difference is that the atrocities in Afghanistan actually happened.
“A true cautionary tale for the U.S., which has our own far religious right dreaming of a theocracy that would impose a particular brand of Christianity, drive women from the workforce and solely into childbirth, and control all politics,” she insanely tweeted.
This is the real-life Handmaid's Tale. A true cautionary tale for the U.S., which has our own far religious right dreaming of a theocracy that would impose a particular brand of Christianity, drive women from the workforce and solely into childbirth, and control all politics. https://t.co/R1lSCSUVwv
— Joy-Ann (Pro-Democracy) Reid 😷 (@JoyAnnReid) August 14, 2021
And she’s experiencing deja vu over Jan. 6 it would seem.
It did indeed… https://t.co/PRUFtz1FJL
— Joy-Ann (Pro-Democracy) Reid 😷 (@JoyAnnReid) August 17, 2021
But as egregious, inflammatory, and anger-inducing as both Colbert and Reid are, no one showcases the desperation of the left to cover for Biden more than left-wing documentary filmmaker Michale Moore does.
He compared protesters on Jan. 6 to radical “Taliban” terrorists on Monday, calling the former “our Taliban” and claiming that, along with their Afghan counterparts, they are “at their best” when seizing symbols of power.
“Their Taliban, our Taliban, everybody’s got a Taliban,” Moore tweeted, posting an image showing flag-waving protesters who entered the Capitol, beneath one of the armed Taliban insurgents who stormed and seized the presidential palace in Kabul.
“They’re at their best when they confiscate the halls of power,” he bloviated.
Their Taliban, our Taliban, everybody’s got a Taliban. They’re at their best when they confiscate the halls of power. pic.twitter.com/Wi8fMSz7nx
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) August 17, 2021
On Sunday, Moore mocked the U.S. over its setbacks in Afghanistan via Twitter, “Aug 15 Kabul, Saigon. The fall, once again. America loses another war. Our longest war. “We’re #1!!” We spent over $2 trillion. We sacrificed over 2,300 American lives to invade a country where Bin Laden was never, nowhere, to be found. Bush said he had no interest in capturing him.”
The fall, once again.
America loses another war.
Our longest war.
We spent over $2 trillion.
We sacrificed over 2,300 American lives to invade a country where Bin Laden was never, nowhere, to be found. Bush said he had no interest in capturing him pic.twitter.com/660B2WgR94
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) August 15, 2021
Netizens on Twitter had a few choice words for these leftists and some reminders as well:
This is what a real insurrection looks like. pic.twitter.com/DO7ewBsU8C
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) August 15, 2021
You see, this is funny because Colbert’s viewers are intellectually and morally demented and don’t see any bright line delineating their political opponents from a gang of terrorists with morals ripped from the Stone Age. https://t.co/Ma1uLDksU4
— Drew Holden (@DrewHolden360) August 17, 2021
this segment is actually insane. https://t.co/IS7q0URKJ7
— Ben McDonald (@Bmac0507) August 17, 2021
This is a horrible comparison.
— Kayla Rae (@kayraecurcio) August 17, 2021
This is deeply stupid @StephenAtHome.
You can say 1/6 was bad without comparing it to mass slaughter and rapes under the Taliban.
And the conversation wasn't about staying to fight their civil war, it was about not leaving 10,000 Americans and even more war-time allies to die. https://t.co/WIsd0YcrjC
— Matt Whitlock (@mattdizwhitlock) August 17, 2021
— Fuzzy Chimp 🇺🇸 (@fuzzychimpcom) August 17, 2021
One of the most pathetic, throne-sniffing toadies in an industry full of them.https://t.co/ivAjRF8gFh
— Chief Impact Officer BT (@back_ttys) August 17, 2021
Did I miss on 1/6 where they threw Buttigieg off the roof?
— Federalist Muskrat 🇺🇸 (@Muskrat__) August 17, 2021
I can't believe AOC survived the Taliban takeover! https://t.co/iBEO89hZst
— Federalist Muskrat 🇺🇸 (@Muskrat__) August 17, 2021
Yes, an AK47 and a podium are frighteningly alike.
I would ask that you get help, but there is no help for the weak-minded, weak-hearted, soulless like you. https://t.co/R6vPFrwCbx
— Schadenfreudelish (@aggierican) August 17, 2021
Except for the lack of weapons and summary executions in the street, exactly the same. https://t.co/4Qi8MmIeBM
— Mike Out Yonder 🌴 🏴☠️ (@AmericanusMax) August 17, 2021
— The Brickhouse (@Brickhouse0733) August 17, 2021
— Siraj Hashmi (@SirajAHashmi) August 17, 2021
So by this analogy, the Taliban will be gone in about 3 hours and then Afghanistan will certify the results of a democratic election? https://t.co/NeIotzu5lU
— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) August 17, 2021
Sorry, I don’t think the Afghan president will be continuing a vote in a few hours here genius.
— Wittorical (@Wittorical) August 17, 2021
Except in the Taliban scenario AOC would ~actually~ be in trouble
— matt’s idea shop (@MattsIdeaShop) August 17, 2021
Lmao you’re comparing the two, have some respect for the Afghani people who have actually suffered.
— DJ-THFC (@danieljohn4) August 17, 2021
You seriously think you can compare the two. Just sick.
— HFunCple (@hotcple1970) August 17, 2021
There’s something wrong with you.
— Beth Rosenberg 🇬🇧✡️ 🟥 Woman, Mother Jew-ish (@bethvaughan15) August 17, 2021
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