I just heard Robert Bergdahl updated his Facebook status, "in a relationship with the Taliban." #Deserter
— Bob lew (@NewVegasDaddy) June 3, 2014
Notification Alert! Obama and The Taliban have changed their status to "in a relationship". #Bergdahl
— Stephanie (@StephanieSN) June 1, 2014
All tweeted in jest, but truth has been stranger and more maddening than online jibes in this case. And it certainly wouldn’t be a surprise if you’ve been paying attention.
We already know how the White House spin doctors are going to respond.