The Tennessee Republican said he had learned from briefings that Taliban fighters were too numerous and had too much popular support to be defeated by military means.
"You need to bring them into a more transparent type of government," Frist said during a brief visit to a U.S. and Romanian military base in the southern Taliban stronghold of Qalat. "And if that's accomplished we'll be successful."
Frist said asking the Taliban to join the government was a decision to be made by Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Yes, that Taliban. The guys who protected bin Laden and think flying kites in sinful.
We can expect more precious commentary if this guy makes good on his wish to run for president.
War on terror? What war on terror?