Jun. 5, 2014

Political Points

Harry Reid defends POTUS on Bergdahl.

Senate Leader Harry Reid says Barack Obama “acted honorably” by bringing Bowe Bergdahl home – even if he is a deserter – to be tried with American justice, instead of the Taliban version. He then said this was no time to score political points. Noble? No, because Reid went on to say, “It’s clear [Republicans are] worried his release could be seen as a victory for President Obama. Let me put that notion to rest – it’s not a victory for President Obama. It’s a victory for our soldiers, their families, and the United States of America. No member of the Armed Forces should be left behind, and President Obama saw to that.” Defending the president, attacking Republican rhetoric, appealing to supporting the military? Reid is playing politics – again. While the Left wants to high-five and celebrate a “victory,” some question the “trade” because of its implications for national security and, you know, the actual good for the country. More…

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