This video is called NATO Helicopter Slaughters 9 Children Collecting Firewood In Afghanistan, US Apologizes.
However, not all US Republicans seem to be on the level of intelligence of those party colleagues.
From The Agonist blog in the USA:
Madness. If there’s one foreign policy move guaranteed to lose an incumbent this election, it would be exactly this. Over 75% of Americans think the US should get out of the Afghan quagmire sooner rather than later.
However, I don’t think even Romney’s that self-destructive. He’s more likely to be listening to just about every military commander and thinker agreeing with the UK’s Rory Stewart as he writes that “What we have seen is roughly what we will get”.
“It is time to be honest about Afghanistan: we face a desperate situation and an intolerable choice. …
Every year since 2004, generals and politicians have acknowledged a disastrous situation, produced a new strategy and demanded new resources. They have tried “ink-spots” and “development zones”; counterinsurgency and nation-building; partnering and mentoring; military surges, civilian surges and reconciliation. Generals and ministers called 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 “decisive” years in Afghanistan. None was. None will be.”
That’s the reality, trying to act as if it isn’t would be tantamount to sending young men to suicide.