Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) recently weighed in on President Obama’s decision to release five “high risk” Guantanamo Bay detainees as part of a deal with the Taliban to bring home Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
On Mark Levin’s radio show, Rubio suggested that the Bergdahl release was the third part of a week-long “political messaging exercise” that sought to bolster the president’s image as Commander-in-Chief.
“Last Monday, he flew in on Memorial Day to Afghanistan… Then he came back and gave a speech at West Point, and then he did this,” Rubio said.
The timeline is convincing. The President’s Memorial Day trip to Afghanistan was May 26, the West Point Speech was May 28, and the Bergdahl release occurred on May 31. On the day of the release, President Obama made the announcement in the Rose Garden with Bergdahl’s parents flanking him on either side.
The alleged messaging campaign broke up the…
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