Martin Schram: Wanted: A presidential mission accomplished
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Tribune News Service

Americans have learned the hard way that we must be wary when our presidents deliver feel-good messages about what has been accomplished in a war-torn region. Too often, our presidents have proclaimed a “mission accomplished,” but then take actions that diminish what they accomplished and inadvertently turn the final result into a mission decomplished. (Yes, quibblers, it’s a non-word. But it says best a reality the world has witnessed for decades. So it stays invented.) President Joe Biden chose his words carefully Wednesday in announcing he will withdraw all official U.S. military from Afgha…

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