All the outcry over U.S. military policy concerning one soldier, Bowe Bergdahl. Where is the outcry over our political blundering into wars in Afghanistan and Iraq? That policy killed a quarter of a million people and sucked trillions out of our economy.
One soldier and five Taliban detainees, and now we question policy?
Why criticize President Obama? It was President Bush, swayed by a war-mongering Dick Cheney, who duped Congress into authorizing military incursions into Iraq under false pretenses.
We destroyed Iraq, a nation that had been a stable, successful economy. Now Iraq is infested with terrorists and has no government.
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We so weakened Afghanistan that the Taliban will return to take over as soon as we leave.
Worse than Saddam Hussein is our smiling Dick Cheney, responsible for those needless deaths. And a gullible Congress backed him up.
That is a real reason for outcry.
Carl Buehler, Plantation