Onion: Nation is shocked to learn that a bloody war is occurring in Afghanistan

November 13, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More

The headline from The Onion: “Nation Horrified To Learn About War In Afghanistan While Reading Up On Petraeus Sex Scandal.”

WASHINGTON—As they scoured the Internet for more juicy details about former CIA director David Petraeus’ affair with biographer Paula Broadwell, Americans were reportedly horrified today upon learning that a protracted, bloody war involving U.S. forces is currently raging in the nation of Afghanistan.


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  1. Mike M. says:

    To many lost within the ever popular culture inflicted patriotic-religious-military mindset, non-traditional sex and love are the subjects of scorn and disgust, while innocent deaths and widespread destruction are applauded and revered. Petraeus’s downfall and disgrace was due to his love of a woman, but the American fundamentalist patriots ignore his crimes against humanity, and put their hands over their hearts saying, “God bless our troops and God bless America.”
    Sad state of affairs.

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