Hearts, Minds and Dead Children

Froma March 2 report on CNN about the U.S. killing nine Afghan boys: MICHAEL HOLMES: I mean, just another terrible thing. We’ve seen this happen before. DON LEMON: Yes. Sad all the way around. He did apologize, but still. HOLMES: It does a lot of damage to the U.S. mission in Afghanistan. You don’t win hearts and minds that way. LEMON: Absolutely. Thank you, Michael. I can think of bigger problem here than the”damageto the U.S. mission.”