“It was unanimous among MY principals in MY government.” Barack Obama on the Bergdahl swap decision

Published: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 04:12 PM.

The arrogance and incompetence continue.

Obama is even more callous and indifferent in his lame duck term. He is certainly a “me, my, mine and I” type guy and seldom “us” — unless he is blaming someone. I wouldn’t be surprised if Al-Qaeda issued a statement claiming responsibility for the shambles that is the Obama administration.

Obama’s circumventing of the law and unilaterally releasing the “Obama Five” Taliban leaders in exchange for one soldier, who is at best a deserter, shows hubris. If he threw in Harry Reid and Joe Biden with the trade, then maybe. But five for one? The Taliban, or “tally bon” as Obama likes to call it just to show he is smart, should give him honorary membership, or at least a 25 percent discount at the Jihadist Gift Shop.

The Obama administration is only political. Its goal is not to wipe out radical Islam but instead to register the fanatics to vote Democrat in Chicago and Miami . To this administration, the only terrorist network is Fox News.

Even CNN was forced to actually practice journalism. Reporter Jim Acosta challenged Susan “Sunday Talk Show” Rice on her statement that Bergdahl served with “honor and distinction.” In surprise at a legitimate question, her response was, “Jim, really?”  In essence she was saying, “I cannot believe you are asking me a tough question. How rude. Don’t you know we have a deal? We do what we want and the mainstream media cheer.”

To be fair, Rice said Bergdahl served with “honor and distinction,” but she did not say for whom.

I’m not sure what motivated Obama to release Bergdahl at such a high cost. Maybe Bergdahl’s mother was quite compelling. When she and Obama entered the Rose Garden to spike the ball on announcing the release, they looked like they had just left the hot tub at a Sandals Resort.

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