Boy, does everything about Bowe Bergdahl's rescue makes Joe Scarborough crazy.
You see, Joe Scarborough, who draws on his deep well of war experience fighting in the mountain areas of the District of Columbia, KNOWS WHAT EVERYONE'S SON SHOULD DO. They should just stay put, and their parents should yell at them until they Do The Right Thing.
Well, we don't know exactly what set Bowe Bergdahl off, do we? Maybe it was yet another instance of "kill everything that moves." We know he was upset about an Afghan child who was run over and killed by a military truck, then joked about by his fellow soldiers.
Maybe he was asked to perform or keep quiet about illegal acts, things that would make him culpable under the Geneva Conventions.
We just don't know.
But Joe Scarborough knows, because Joe Scarborough knows everything. And he knows that President Obama shouldn't have put his arms around Berghdal's parents, and he knows that if his son Joey or Andrew was in the same situation, he'd tell them to stay the hell put. (Although, as the children of a millionaire, we can guess the odds of them ever actually serving in the military.)
God, I can't stand this putz. Here he is, fighting with Chuck Todd this morning:
Scarborough criticized Robert Bergdahl for some of his actions surrounding his son's capture. Todd intervened.
“Don’t criticize the parents,” Todd said. “Don’t criticize the parents that are missing a child! Their son is missing for five years. You know what? It is not logical...I’m not backseat driving how someone parents."
"Any good father would not tell their son to follow their conscience and leave men and women on the line!" Scarborough said.
“So he’s a bad father?” Todd asked.
"Yes he is!" Scarborough fired back.
Maybe a good father wouldn't keep getting divorced and remarried, Joe. But I'm sure eventually you'll get it right.