When Bob Bergdahl stepped onto the White House lawn with Barack Obama to celebrate Bowe’s return, this is what he said:
Translation: “In the name of Allah the most gracious and most merciful.”
When Bob Bergdahl learned that his son would be returned to him, in exchange for five of the worst prisoners in Gitmo, this is what he tweeted (since deleted):
These are the Gitmo prisoners whose release Bob is celebrating:
And this is Bob:
Is it just me, or could Bob’s picture be slotted into the sixth square in the above poster (that black square with white text) without any discontinuity?
Bob’s a strange bird. Judging by the emails he wrote before vanishing, Bowe is too. Beyond that observation, I do not speculate.