Skip to comments.Obama Admin Official Suggests Bergdahl's Platoon Mates Were "Psychopaths"
Posted on 06/05/2014 9:05:26 AM PDT by Kaslin
Perhaps the most insane theory seen to date regarding Bowe Bergdahl was posited on Twitter yesterday by Brandon Friedman, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Friedman suggested that perhaps Bergdahl is not a deserter who may have actually aided the Taliban, but instead, was attempting to flee from a platoon full of "psychopaths."
Here's the thing about Bergdahl and the Jump-to-Conclusions mats: What if his platoon was long on psychopaths and short on leadership? (1/5) Brandon Friedman (@BFriedmanDC) June 5, 2014
And your evidence of this is...?
What if he grew disillusioned with what he saw, didn't trust his leadership, and walked off? Legal? No. Worthy of sympathy? Maybe. (2/5) Brandon Friedman (@BFriedmanDC) June 5, 2014
If that were the case, the soldiers in his platoon would have all the more reason to smear him publicly now. (3/5) Brandon Friedman (@BFriedmanDC) June 5, 2014
Because, yes, we all know how easy it is to get dozens of people to agree on the same, made-up story.
Given other examples, it's not out of the realm of possibility--and more reason to withhold judgment until after an investigation. (4/5) Brandon Friedman (@BFriedmanDC) June 5, 2014
There are several documents suggesting he was a deserter, or worse, a traitor, plus he left a note and emailed his parents about how much he hated America, but okay, continue.
I'm not a fan of such speculation, but this story could not be more unbalanced--with so many premature calls of "traitor." (5/5) Brandon Friedman (@BFriedmanDC) June 5, 2014
Oh, but no worries guys, he quickly removed any evidence he's associated with the Obama administration from his Twitter.
Looks like Brandon Friedman -@BFriedmanDC - is trying to hide his association with the Obama administration... pic.twitter.com/pmQMQRgE4m Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) June 5, 2014
Look, I'm not a fan of premature speculation either, but come on now. The evidence has been out there for years, and there's no shortage of documents and data about his actions prior to going AWOL. To libel Bergdahl's platoon mates as being "psychopaths" without a shred of evidence is jumping to a premature conclusion himself. This is demonstrating a complete lack of respect for American soldiers, and is absolutely disgusting.
Dang! The media wants to go wall to wall with this, do minimal vetting, and move on. The Admin keeps making their job harder.
Just keep digging!
Nice, getting traction. Hello FNC by tomorrow? Your going to be a Star Friedman! buuwaahahaha
so....the Obama Administration chooses to staff our military with psychopaths?
Just keeps getting better and better for them, doesn’t it?
The left does not understand the concept of Ocham’s Razor.
They would prefer nonsense to common sense.
I think the administration is really trying to piss off the brave military personnel who have put their life on the line for this loser administration.
How can the current administration antagonize these brave soldiers further and not expect them to stand up and speak out for themselves and the country their leaders have betrayed?
Bergdahl was attempting to flee from a platoon of pschycopaths...??? OMG! The wheels are coming off the Liberal Train of Logic
They just keep making it easier. God willing, soon, even the youngest child will laugh and say the emperor has no clothes.
I no longer have the words equal to the task of naming just what this abomination in the White Hut is.
Obama is willing to tank over this dude?
The Dems had better cut him loose.
Let’s be clear!
This is strait out of the LURCH (john kerry) play book!!!
You know, at some point the military is going to have to pick a side.
Friedman is a smarmy PUNK.
This guy better be out of a job by tomorrow....
The truth is that Bergdahl’s platoon mates and the swift boaters are similar. The swift boaters were telling the truth about Kerry and the platoon mates are telling the truth about Bergdahl.
Psychopath? No, no, no. Saying anything critical about Obama’s actions is racist.
The Obama Admin spin machine has gone clink smoke fills the room.
This is a volunteer Army right?
No excuse for deserting . .
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