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Trump isn’t fit to lead soldiers

If you still harbor any illusions that Donald Trump is fit to be commander in chief, consider his latest salvo against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Bergdahl, a Ketchum native, walked away from his post in Afghanistan and was taken prisoner by the Taliban in 2009. Five years later, President Obama exchanged five Taliban commanders for his release. Bergdahl faces charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. That last count could put him behind bars for the rest of his life. Not good enough, says Trump. "We're tired of Sgt. Bergdahl, who's a traitor, a no-good traitor, who should have been executed," Trump told a rowdy audience in Las Vegas recently. "Thirty years ago, he would have been shot." Talk about an utter indifference to justice. Bergdahl stands accused, but convicted of nothing/Marty Trillhaase, Lewiston Tribune. More here.

Question: Anyone out there willing to admit that you support Trump?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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