The Obama administration knew that Bergdahl was planning to switch sides, but when Bergdahl’s platoon mates said he had deserted, Obama et al. said they were lying.
Not a whole lot going on today aside from the big runoff in Chicago. Our elections involved only some county positions and some district referenda. Of course, I voted straight republican so some candidates would get at least one vote. In other news:
Rand Paul declared for president
Obama still hates Christians and Jews
The First Brood Mare is still a classless tramp.
YOU ONLY HAD ONE JOB
HotAir.com – It’s not exactly a secret that Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu opposes the terms of the framework for the deal with Iran on their nuclear program, but he offered a suggestion to improve it this week: demand that Iran recognize the state of Israel and its right to exist. If the Iranians want to create a peaceful nuclear energy program and refrain from using the economic windfall to sponsor regional terrorism and insurrection, what better way to show it than to open normal diplomatic relations with Jerusalem?
NPR’s Steve Inskeep wondered why the US wouldn’t make that part of their demands, and Obama said, in essence, because the Iranian leadership are anti-Semites with a seething hatred of Israel. And, er, we shouldn’t expect them to comply with something so obviously against their nature. Ahem.
The money quote in the video is at about 12:30. Read more at HotAir.