The attacks on Sgt. Bergdahl's father's beard have been both fast and furious ever since he went to the White House. Fox News and GOP politicians are using his appearance as a way to trash him, his son and President Obama for daring to trade our lone U.S. POW for five Taliban prisoners in Gitmo. Or as Roger Ailes sees it, five Taliban prisoners for one American Taliban POW and his Allah loving father?
While defending his previous attacks of Sgt, Bergdahl's father, Bill O'Reilly said this on Fox News:
O'Reilly: Now, the reason I said that Robert Bergdahl looked like a Muslim is that he looks like a Muslim.
Joe Scarborough had a meltdown with Chuck Todd because Chuck thought he was out of line attacking Bergdahl's father.
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."
So have a question for the O'Reillys and Scarboroughs of the world who are hung up on Robert Bergdahl's looks. I took two men who look very similar, but are as far apart as humanly possible. One is a Robert Bergdahl, a father trying to support his son's capture by the Taliban by learning Pashto and growing a beard. The other one is Phil Robertson, star of A&E's Duck Dynasty and a man caught on camera saying gays are full of murder, envy, strife, hatred. They are insolent, arrogant, god haters, they are heartless, they are faithless, they are senseless, they are ruthless, they invent ways of doing evil. One man is adopting a Muslim look to support his son and the other one is adopting the same look and preaching his radical Evangelical values.
Without knowing the two men I photoshopped together, here's my question:
* Can you pick the man who is a Muslim sympathizer from the man who is a homophobic, Christian reality show star without Google?
*How much different do their beards actually look?
* Who would Bill O'Reilly choose?
One man is adopting a Muslim look to support his son and the other one preaches about his Evangelical values.