President Obama is catching a lot of well deserved heat for his decision to commute most of traitor Chelsea Manning’s remaining sentence. But maybe we just don’t understand that the president had a really, really good reason to do it:

Got that? Manning is totes sorry that she jeopardized national security and got people killed. And she pinky-swears she’ll never, ever do it again. Hasn’t she suffered enough???

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets and text.