Skip to comments.The Bergdahl hits just keep coming
Posted on 06/06/2014 8:34:55 AM PDT by don-o
Has there ever before been an Obama scandal that was still getting worse by the hour, days after the story broke? The new lie about the Taliban supposedly threatening Obama into violating U.S. law lasted, what, two hours tops before it fell apart?
Is there anything the White House has told us, from last weekend through yesterday, that actually held up? I'm having a hard time thinking of anything they said that turned out to be completely true. Bergdahl wasn't captured in battle, he didn't serve with distinction, he wasn't dying in captivity, Obama didn't have to break the law to complete the deal without notifying Congress, the military command and intelligence community didn't support the trade, the government of Qatar won't be "monitoring" the released Taliban commanders, either Harry Reid or Obama is lying about when Reid was brought into the loop...
And now we're getting word that members of Congress - not all of them Republicans - are furious that the Administration has been, shall we say, less than forthcoming to them in briefings. I suspect we'll be hearing more about that as endangered purple-state Democrats see their latest round of internal polling this weekend.
Meanwhile, every new development in the story - right up to the bombshell allegations that Bergdahl converted to Islam and was collaborating with the enemy, who provided him with firearms - has slammed into Obama like a right cross landing on a palooka with a glass jaw. Now, I'm not sure I buy this particular report, which reads as a bit sketchy and relies on too many third-hand sources for my taste, but the significant thing is that the Administration seems characteristically unprepared for it. It's something they should have known about and been ready to deal with,
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2. Previously consulted with congress 3. Swiftboating 4. It was an oversight, sorry 5. Platoon full of psychopaths 6. Taliban threated to kill 7. "What differences does it make?" 8. Stockholm Syndrome 9. PTSD
10. No evidence converted to Islam, fraternized with Taliban, and declared jihad
The problem is that the lies keep getting repeated as if they were the truth. Once the lie is launched by the regime, the party flaks just keep it in play because, you know, “well, I’m not lying. I’m just repeating what’s been reported.” And nobody ever challenges it.
But there is a lot of evidence that his desertion resulted in the deaths of more than 6 men sent to search for him.
The thought occurred to me and I haven’t heard this asked yet:
Supposedly, Bergdahl was given [an] AK-47 for “target practice”.
I wonder if during his captivity he actually fought on the ground for the Taliban and shot at American soldiers.
We “suspect” he assisted them in placing IEDs.
I’m starting to lose track of the scandals. They come so Fast and Furious that we never get the brass Tax on the last issue.
The answer to the question posed in the first sentence is “yes.”
A long list of lies. There’s no reason to believe anything else they say.
My favorite part of this saga is that Obama flew in Bergdahl's mother and idiot fatwa father for photo ops, because his team assured him Americans would embrace this fustercluck family and toss huzzahs at Obama for bravely reuniting them.
LA Crimes running a from page article that only 1 in 5 of the terrorists is really dangerous and an editorial supporting the release.
But what did we expect.
Look for the tears when the Hero of Benghazi is impeached and removed for the Benghazi cover-up (10 times worse than Nixon) and using the IRS for attacking political opponents (again much worse than any thing Nixon did).
Speaking of father Bob — does anyone know what he does for a living? Read in one article he is a UPS driver and in the Guardian today that he is a mechanic in a Hailey bike shop.
A “friend”, down at the American Legion tried to defend deBummer yesterday. He was laughed off his bar stool even by fellow libs.
Congress needs to get at the military records and subpoena the witnesses before the regime can get rid of the witnesses and alter the records. James Rosen’s source may well be willing to work with Congressional investigators to give them access to first-hand testimony.
The UCMJ “investigation” would be a whitewash just like all the other regime investigations. How many UCMJ cases during Obama’s illegal foreign occupation of our White House have already shown “undue command influence” - either officially or unofficially?
Heard this morning that they now claim he had tried to escape his captors and once spent 3 days in a trench he dug with his bare hands
Normally the mainstream media would take glee in destroying these guys. The Obama Administration did their best to label them “Psychopaths”. Do they look like psychopaths?
Megyn Kelly: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s platoon members speak out
I doubt they can keep track of all their lies.
The Taliban is in the White House. Bob has a long beard. The Taliban is in the White House.
“I doubt they can keep track of all their lies.”
That’s why we have MaggieF to remind them. Thank you Maggie.
“....are furious that the Administration has been, shall we say, less than forthcoming to them in briefings.”
How long will it take for congress critters to start comprehending that Obama is NOT on our side when dealing with Muslims? He is not on our side on ANYTHING.
For crying out loud — he made that clear before his first inauguration. That was one of the few occasions he did not lie.
To Obama, lying and deception is an acceptable way of life — it’s taqiyya for him.
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