Skip to comments.Joe Biden Misstates Troop Size in Afghanistan
Posted on 09/21/2012 8:50:32 PM PDT by TigerClaws
CONCORD, N.H. While railing against Mitt Romneys comment about the 47 percent of voters who consider themselves to be victims, Vice President Joe Biden misstated the number of U.S. troops remaining in Afghanistan by several hundred thousand Friday evening.
By the way, those dependent people he refers to, those 47 percent, they include the 650,000 troops still left in Afghanistan who, because they are in combat, being shot at, injured, they do not have to pay any federal income tax on their salary. I dont call that dependency. I call that ingratitude to not recognize they are a part of that 47 percent, Biden said on the steps of the state house in Concord, N.H.
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Just how big are our troops in Afghanistan> Are we just sending midgets over there or basketball players?
Thanks. I did not know that.