[See NewsBusters for more.] Plenty have people have compared the current situation in Kabul to Saigon in 1975, but on Tuesday, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley became probably the first to suggest that may not be all bad. For Brinkley, the fact that people are scrambling to get onboard or hanging off the exteriors of C-17 cargo planes might, one day, lead to them being seen as symbols of hope.
Inside Politics host John King wondered that given "today it's messy, it looks like they didn't have a good plan, there are competence and credibility questions. What will we say ten years from now?"