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Obama Admin Official: What if Bergdahl's Platoon Mates Were 'Psychopaths'?

8:34 AM, Jun 5, 2014 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
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Brandon Friedman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, sent a number of tweets last night speculating about the motives of American soldier Bowe Bergdahl who was captured by the Taliban. According to Friedman, Bergdahl may have wandered off because his platoon was full of "psychopaths." Friedman is a veteran himself, so it is surprising that he seems to be encouraging such baseless speculation of several soldiers who served with Bergdahl. He has previously held positions at the VA and VoteVets, a PAC dedicated to getting liberal veterans elected to office.

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