Afghanistan and the weaponized immigrant lif…

Damn, the tarmac videos from America’s retreat from Kabul are gnarly. The chaotic rush by locals for transport planes, with US Marines shooting into the crowd. The people climbing ropes to grab the last spots on departing jets. People huddling in cargo holds with nothing but their clothes. The groups of men clinging to the landing gear predictably falling to their deaths moments later after the planes take off It’s brutal. Can’t help but think of the falling man photos of 9/11 — the event that got this whole rotten war and occupation started in the first place.

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