Update: Pfc Bowe Bergdahl


In my recent post regarding Pfc Bowe Bergdahl, the young man who wasmedium_bowebergdahl “captured” by the Taliban, Kelly’s occasional sparring partner over at The Velvet Straitjacket, LilMike commented:

“This soldier just couldn’t have walked off base, he would have had to sneak away. And now he gets to make videos? I’m not sure he is a prisoner.”

I understand LilMike is a follower of all things right wing, neocon, and bows before the Gods of Rush and Faux News, but I find that it’s sad that he would actually imply that there’s something more to the story surrounding this young man ending up in Taliban arms.

Then I realized that is exactly what his heroes at Faux News are doing:

Faux News analyst, LtCol  Ralph Peters, calling Bergdahl a “deserter” and stating the Taliban should do us a favor and “just kill him”:

Then, a couple of days later, Riley appears on Bill O’Reilly’s show and repeats his accusations, going even further…

Really. I always thought the right wing, neocon,  followers of the Gods Rush and Faux News supported the troops. I guess not.

So, what is it about this young man that they hate so much they implore the Taliban to go ahead and “finish the job”?

Could it be that Bergdahl worked as a barrista at a coffee shop before enlisting? Or that he studied ballet?

Does Bowe Bergdahl not meet the criteria of being a soldier in the eyes of the right wing, neocon, followers of the Gods of Rush and Faux News?

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5 responses »

  1. Pingback: Bowe Bergdahl: Is It True? « Welcome to My World

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  3. Pingback: “The Taliban can save us alot of legal hassles and legal bills” .. are you kidding me? | The Velvet StraitJacket

  4. You seem to forget the title of your blog, “Was he captured?” and you weren’t shy about having the word “captured” in quotes. So, apparently you had your own suspicions about this until Peters made his comments. Apparently Fox can manipulate you too.

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