An Impossible Mission: Bob Bergdahl Explores the Darkening of the American Soul

Amidst the surreal vengeful spectacle of the Swift-Boating of the Bergdahl family - with the release of the "hero" son turned dazed "traitor" and the death threats against longsuffering parents turned just plain weird, all presumably for "questioning the imperial expansion project in Afghanistan" - a great un-recruiting video by one who knows, an improved version of the new Time cover, and a moving portrait of Bob Bergdahl, a thoughtful "father who just wants his son back," but who also wants to understand what's happening here. From The Guardian. Jon Stewart also takes on the mindless assault on the Bergdahls in "Home Is Where the Hate Is."

Bob Bergdahl on the torment of so many young U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan: "You're being told you're helping, but on the inside you know you're not."


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