President Obama's Bergdahl Blunder

By A.B. Stoddard, The Hill - June 7, 2014

Perhaps President Obama stumbled into an announcement of the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl that was ignorant and insulting to those who serve our country in uniform, but his subsequent reaction to the criticism it has provoked is a disgrace.

Across oceans, surrounded by European leaders with the eyes of the world watching, our commander in chief refused to find measured and presidential words to describe the difficulty of his choice Thursday, dismissing objections from lawmakers in both parties as some typical Washington food fight, saying “I’m never surprised by controversies that are whipped up in Washington, all right?”

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