The unthinkable has just happened in America: the traitorous, Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl, who willfully left his post in Taliban territory which resulted in the deaths of six soldiers who searched for him, was given a slap on the wrist and most shocking of all, will avoid spending one-second in prison.
The judge in the case, Col. Jeffery Nance, gave Bergdahl a dishonorable discharge, reduced him from sergeant to private, and fined him $10,000. He could’ve spent the rest of his life in prison, but instead, the traitor walks free.
After several years in Taliban captivity, Bergdahl became a bargaining chip for President Obama who orchestrated his release in exchange for five Gitmo terrorists who swore to return to the battlefield once they returned to the Middle East — an exchange met with much pomp and circumstance in the Rose Garden with Obama comforting Bergdahl's parents. But a sympathetic judge doesn’t see the problem. In fact, it was President Trump’s criticisms of the Bergdahl ordeal that played into the judge's decision: “I will consider the president’s comments as mitigation evidence as I arrive at an appropriate sentence.”
While on the stand, Bergdahl said abandoning his squadron was a “terrible move” and recounted the horrible sores and uncontrollable diarrhea he experienced in captivity. His attorneys said Bergdahl has suffered enough and said having a dishonorable discharge “is a lifetime stigma.”
But testimony from one of the wives of a soldier on the search team describes those who are really suffering because of Bergdahl:
"He's lost me as a wife, essentially, because instead of being his wife, I'm his caregiver," said Shannon Allen, whose husband, Master Sgt. Mark Allen, is wheelchair-bound and cannot speak. "I mean, we can't hold hands anymore, unless I pry open his hand and place mine in it."
But, sure, bed sores.
The president summed up all of our feelings on the matter: