And people wonder why he wants the psychopaths in Iran to have nukes. The sooner people realize we have an enemy in the White House the better.
Military officials are set to charge Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy for leaving his post in Afghanistan before being captured and held captive for five years, according to Bergdahl’s attorney and a congressional source.
The charges are scheduled to be announced at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The decision comes nearly a year after Bergdahl returned to the United States as part of a prisoner exchange and since the Army began a formal investigation into his disappearance from his unit in eastern Afghanistan in June 2009.
The Army concluded its investigation into the circumstances of Bergdahl’s capture in December. Until now, it has been in the hands of Gen. Mark Milley, head of U.S. Army Forces Command, who made the decision. Several U.S. military officials CNN has spoken with suggested privately that the process took longer than expected.
Ahead of Wednesday’s announcement, officials said Milley only had a few choices. Though the sense had been that Bergdahl must be held accountable for his actions, there had been little appetite for a lengthy term in military confinement given the five years Bergdahl was held by the Taliban.
Bergdahl, who’s now 28, was taken by the Haqqani terrorist network. But the circumstances of Bergdahl’s departure from his base and how willingly he left have not been clear.
Some members of Bergdahl’s platoon have criticized him, labeling Bergdahl a deserter.
“I was pissed off then, and I am even more so now with everything going on,” former Sgt. Matt Vierkant, a member of Bergdahl’s platoon when he went missing on June 30, 2009, told CNN last year. “Bowe Bergdahl deserted during a time of war, and his fellow Americans lost their lives searching for him.”
We think it was more than “some.”
And don’t forget, Obama partied with the deserter’s parents. Good times were had by all. Oh, and a big Fuck You to the media:
Endorsed RT @mdrache Every journalist who tried to smear the guys in Bergdahl's unit should be beaten with a frying pan.
— Kimberly C (@conkc2) March 25, 2015
And don’t forget this:
L: dead. R: free. Thanks to Bowe Bergdahl. pic.twitter.com/GQrcneECBf
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) March 25, 2015