But he still hates it.
... and why we're glad we did.
Didn't the White House negotiate with the Taliban in Afghanistan in order to gain the release of Bowe Bergdahl -- an American soldier who was held by the Haqqani Network for close to five years?
Sometimes people can change the course of history by being in the right place at the right time. This was my fortunate experience in helping to change America's 54 year old policy towards Cuba.
It's a terrible precedent for Bergdahl's family to receive threats. Why hasn't the noise machine that put out those false translations been forced to issue a retraction?
I thought Karl Rove's 2004 Swift Boating of John Kerry's Vietnam service record in the US Navy was pretty disgusting, but the recent smears against President Barack Obama for winning Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release have descended to a new low.
Sen. Paul and the rest of the GOP should realize that even nations that have learned to live with terrorism as a way of life (states like Israel, Colombia and Sri Lanka) have traded thousands of prisoners in exchange for hostages.
The talking points flying around this week have all been on a single subject -- the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the only American soldier captured in the war in Afghanistan.
Last Saturday the president was joined on the White House South Lawn by Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's family as he announced their son had been released. But the good news, many Republican members of congress had quickly tweeted their support, suddenly turned into a political firestorm of controversy.
President Barack Obama discussed the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl during a joint statement with British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday.