Ex-Education Secretary Under Obama Compares Anti-Vaxxers To Suicide Bombers in Kabul


Comparing people who are against vaccines to suicide bombers? A former Obama administration official went there.

Arne Duncan, the U.S. secretary of education under the Obama administration, wrote in a since-deleted tweet, “Have you noticed how strikingly similar both the mindsets and actions are between the suicide bombers at Kabul’s airport, and the anti-mask and anti-vax people here?”

At least two suicide bombers killed 13 U.S. service members and dozens of people on August 26 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Duncan’s comment sparked reaction, including from former Counselor to the President of the United States Kellyanne Conway, who worked under the Trump administration.

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“Dude was Secretary of EDUCATION,” she wrote on Twitter.

Another tweet made headlines recently.

Former head of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency Michael Hayden responded to a Twitter user’s posts that read, “Can we send the MAGA wearing unvaxxed to Afghanistan, no use sending that plane back empty?”

He replied on Aug. 22, “Good idea.”

Hayden is a retired four-star Air Force general. He worked in the administration of former President George W. Bush.

The U.S. completed it’s withdrawal from Afghanistan on Monday, as IJR reported on.

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