Our “only” one?
The mom said, “The President has never contacted us. Is it because he doesn’t think we are Democrats?”. How sad that question even has to be asked. How unfair that she is very likely correct is her assumption. The article says these parents of the POW do enjoy a good relationship with other branches of the Government, so they have not been completely forgotten. Still, they want their family member free again, of course.
Obama may think he has nothing to gain politically by ‘rocking the boats’ and confronting Afghanistan about this. We just need to be out of that place asap. I see nothing the United States can gain by staying in Afghanistan any longer. Let them revert back to their primitive state. It’s going to happen anyway. The culture is not ready for the uncertainty of real change.