As the Bowe Bergdahl incident drags on, his hometown of Hailey Idaho was forced to cancel a Welcome Home Parade as Right-Wing extremists threatened violent domestic terrorist attacks in response.
While, over at Faux News, conservative media gurus have organized former members of Bergdahl's platoon to smear him because, as I predicted Faux News is destroying Bergdahl as a way to attack President Obama.
I will only note that Josh Korder, who said in an interview with CNN of Bowe Bergdahl, "He is at best a deserter, and at worst a traitor," received a General Discharge under other than Honorable conditions.
In a trial, which is not what Dishonorable Conservative Media is engaged in, the character of a witness testifying against the accused is, of course relevant, as the Defense will try and impeach the testimony. However, that often leads to the smearing of the witness which I will not do against Korder.
What's of more import is the nature of those released. Republicans and Right-Wing liars immediately took to labeling the 5 released from GITMO as the "hardest, toughest, meanest" and the "worst of the worst".
Of course, conservative blow hards and bloggers couldn't be bothered to name their supposed crimes and couldn't even name the 5 released from Gitmo. Most likely, cause they all look alike to conservative racists.
Eventually, right-wingers were forced to reference NPR, New York Times publication of DoD JTF Gitmo files and the UN reports.
Muhammad Fazl was a military leader under the Taliban and was also a refugee from the Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan. I wonder if he received any CIA training in Pakistan to fight the Soviets in the 1980s... He surrendered in November 2001!
Khirullah Said Wali Khairkhwa is a friend of Hamid Karzi, who was arrested in Pakistan in January 2002...
Norullah Noori claims to have joined the Taliban in the late 90's then went to Mazer-i-Sharif to work as a bureaucrat and eventually "Governor" and surrendered in November 2001.
Mohammad Nabi trained in Pakistan (hmmm with whom again) and fought against the Soviets with the mujahaddein was arrested in September 2002.
Abdul Haq Wasiq a religious student in the 1980s he was a member of Taliban "Intelligence Directorate" and was captured in November 2001!
For over a dozen years they have languished in Guantanamo. Sure, they were members of the Taliban but, the Taliban was the Government of Afghanistan from 1996-2001.
Anything they knew of intelligence value expired 10 years ago. They didn't participate in the insurgency. It's despicable the level of active ignorance and violent stupidity on display by dishonorable conservatives.
Now, as right-wingers are pig ignorant morons I can't expect them to know the name Karl Dönitz. He was the last Head of State for Nazi Germany. Hitler named Dönitz his successor as Head of State prior to his suicide. Previously, Dönitz was the Admiral in charge of U-Boats at the start of WW2 and then Grand Admiral of the Kriegsmarine.
After the war he was tried at Nuremburg and spent 10 years in prison. The last ruler of Nazi Germany spent less time in prison then the 5 at Gitmo...
But, none of this matters to shameless dishonorable conservatives. Because they are the drones of the Republican Party, remote control weapons sent to destroy the opponents of the Plutocracy.
Oh look Right-Wingers have taken to lying about the men released. No More Mister Nice Blog found PJ Media Andrew McCarthy retweeting a photo which he identified as Muhammad Fazl even though it definitively is not.
Meanwhile, retired Col. Morris Davis, former prosecutor at Guantanamo says the five are so inconsequential he doesn't even remember them. But, that doesn't matter to conservative liars.
The Right-Wing Media resorts to lies because they know their conservative drone followers will absorb and re-emit their lies with unthinking certainty.