KABUL—2012 proved to be just another in a succession of landmark years for the Taliban, as the influential Islamic fundamentalist organization continued its awe-inspiring push toward unprecedented expansion.
Even following a decade marked with some difficulties, the devoted members of the Afghani cultural and political movement have proven consistently successful in their trailblazing efforts to continue the Taliban’s constant recruiting of talented and diverse young insurgents and building its thriving base of support from politicians and citizens alike to over 30 times that of a decade ago.
Following The Atlantic's extraordinarily embarrassing Scientology advertorial moment yesterday (cached), the Internet has been rife with posts skewering the magazine's tone deaf behavior.
Emerging from the pack with an utterly flawless parody of the original post is, of course, The Onion.
You can always count on The Onion to do what's right.