Monday 9 June 2014

Obama's Bad Bargain

Celebrity Fox News reporter Geraldo Rivera defended President Obama’s arrangement for the return of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl with the following line: “Wars end when you negotiate with your enemy.” The truth, of course, is slightly different. Change the order of the wording and we get closer to the mark – When wars end, then you negotiate with your enemy. Geraldo Rivera was almost telling the truth. We could, in fact, say that Obama and his defenders are forever almost telling us the truth.

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