“Personally? I think there is room for a coffee table.” President Barack Obama on Tuesday made a surprise appearance in Afghanistan. Official W.H. photographer Pete Souza shared his great photos, but we thought we’d add some audio play-by-play.
Hamid Karzai Tag
An as-of-yet unnamed U.S. Army sergeant went house-to-house in the Panjwai district of Kandahar Province, killing at least 16 civilians, 9 of them children. “The man gathered 11 bodies, including those of 4 girls younger than 6, and set fire to them.”
A Pakistan-based extremist group claimed responsibility for three coordinated suicide bombing attacks against Shiite worshipers in multiple Afghan cities. At least 58 people have died from the violence.
Hype AM for Tuesday Nov. 23 features The Two Koreas headed for war (and respect), the saddest layoff of 2010, Palin’s crusade to save journalism, the nation’s first future openly gay president, a Taliban impostor, The Full Letourneau and much more.