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Deserters are Heroes

Deserters are Heroes



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If Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was a deserter, then he’s a
hero. Furthermore, he might have been the only sane
American in Afghanistan. That war is not only
unnecessary, it is wrong. Bergdahl’s recognition of
this fact (if that’s what occurred) proves his
sanity. Then again, perhaps he just got tired of
killing and the threat of being killed. Or maybe the
military’s excessively macho culture got to him. If
he did just walk away from his post, it’s clear
something cataclysmic happened in his psyche. It is
not his fault other soldiers may have been killed
searching for him. It is the fault of the government
and its supporters that sent the soldiers into war
in the first place.

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