Now We Know Who Does Not Support The Troops

This, reblogged, with thanks, from VegasJessie (vegasjessie.com).
Nice work. What I find disturbing about the abuse directed at this POW is the complete absence of any empathy for the actions this man was forced to pursue in order to keep himself alive. With the threat of blunt-instrument beheading, I’m sure I’d agree to make some ‘traitorous’ statements, while awaiting a rescue operation, rather than die for pride…
Hope you don’t mind, I’ve reblogged this.

VegasJessie

I’ve never heard disapproval when we have made deals to rescue Americans POWs, until Bowe Bergdahl was released.  President Reagan did it on several occasions as part of the efforts to ensure the release of the Americans and others who were kidnapped in Lebanon back in the 1980sIn this case,  Sgt. Bergdahl’s reportedly deteriorating health gave the president an emergency exception to a law he signed a year ago.  There simply wasn’t time to deal with an obstreperous Congress who has never acquiesced to the requests of the Obama Administration. 

Sgt. Bergdahl Desperately Needing Medical Care Sgt. Bergdahl Desperately Needing Medical Care

The nation of Israel is praised by Republicans and many Democrats as the ally who can literally do no wrong.  Ironically, Israel has a long history of prisoner swaps, and the numbers have been far more lopsided than the exchange of one American for five detainees from Gitmo. After the Sinai War of 1956, Israel returned 5,500 Egyptian soldiers for four IDF…

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