End of Day Report
Obama's Bad Deal
After a ten month investigation, the Army formally charged Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl yesterday with two charges: One count of desertion and one count of misbehavior before the enemy. The first charge carries a penalty of five years in prison. The second charge is far more serious and could send Bergdahl to prison for the rest of his life.
These charges make it absolutely clear just how badly the Obama Administration handled this issue. The trade was incredibly unbalanced -- five of the worst Taliban leaders in our custody for a known deserter. There was enough known at the time to reach that conclusion. It's pretty clear which side gained the most from this deal.
Does any of this sound vaguely familiar? It should. We are reliving the Bergdahl episode all over again, except this time the stakes are much higher.Read More