Over the weekend, the Taliban launched a coordinated attack in Afghanistan that affected three provinces and, according to the Taliban, marking the launch of a “spring offensive.” On Sunday night, Geraldo Rivera tackled the topic in Fox News’ Geraldo at Large. Speaking to a Taliban spokesman, Rivera told the translator, “Ask him how it feels to get his ass kicked.”
The complex attacks shook up the capital city of Kabul, including foreign embassies, NATO’s headquarters and the parliament. Afghan forces put an end to the offensive — and, according to the BBC, two Afghan security force members and 17 militants were reportedly killed. Kabul hadn’t experienced Taliban attacks of this scale since September 2011.
During the program, Rivera said the man at the other end of the line was a Taliban spokesman. Rivera told the Afghan producer Akbar Shinwari, who served as his translator, “Ask him how it feels to get his ass kicked.” The Taliban member responded about trying to show their strength, and so forth. “You got 17 of your dudes killed, what did you accomplish?” Rivera asked.
As the man started to reply, Rivera interjected, “He’s making a speech […] It’s propaganda.” He added, “What did he win? What did you win? Jerk off, what’d you win?” Again, amid the translation back-and-forth, Rivera continued: “You killed no Americans, not one, you killed no Westerners, nobody.”
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