Charles Krauthammer: Obama takes ill-advised victory lap over a dirty deal

June 7, 2014 6:40 AM

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WASHINGTON — What is it with Susan Rice and the Sunday morning talk shows? This time she said Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had served in Afghanistan “with honour and distinction” — the biggest whopper since she insisted the Benghazi attack was caused by a video.

1. America doesn’t negotiate with terrorists. Nonsense. Of course we do. Everyone does, while pretending not to. The Israelis, by necessity the toughest of all anti-terror fighters, in 2011 gave up 1,027 prisoners, some with blood on their hands, for one captured staff sergeant.

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