by

Dan Perkins

People on both sides of the aisle are suggesting that the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan is embarrassing for America. This past Sunday morning, Afghanistan’s embattled President fled the country, joining his fellow citizens and foreigners in a stampede fleeing the advancing Taliban and signaling the end of a 20-year Western experiment aimed at remaking Afghanistan and protecting America.

The world press looked at the video from Kabul of the thousands of people fleeing to the airport and many older reporters, including myself…