Conservatism is completely irresponsible. Conservatives howled President Barack Obama wasn't doing enough for Bowe Bergdahl. Now, in a move that would make George Orwell blush, conservatives are now attacking Bergdahl.
This is another hallmark of conservatism. The truth is flexible. Conservatism's enemy is Obama (or Bill Clinton before) and the Democrats. If the truth needs to be changed, so be it.
Conservatives demanded zero accountability from the Bush administration. 9/11? Failure to find Osama bin Laden? Mismanagement of Iraq and Afghanistan? Torture? Bad WMD intelligence? Conservatives looked the other way and made excuses.
But Bergdahl, an E-3, an exceedingly low rank, is being pilloried for things he may (or may not) be responsible for by conservatives because they want to deny Obama an accomplishment.
Conservatives would rather attack Bergdahl than hold accountable the Republicans they vote for. Obama has been more successful than Bush, and conservatives hate it.
- Carl Nyberg, Chicago (Hegewisch)