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Apparently we've discovered a new feature of modern conservatism:  From CNN

The FBI is investigating threats against the parents of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the latest development in a case that has put the spotlight on the circumstances surrounding his capture in Afghanistan and release by the Taliban.

"We are working jointly with our state and local partners and taking each threat seriously," FBI Special Agent William Facer told CNN in an e-mail on Saturday.

Facer declined to detail the nature and severity of the threats, and a military spokesperson for the Bergdahls declined to comment.

The right wing has launched a week-long campaign of calumny against Sgt Bergdahl and even his parents, the sum of which comes down to:
Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?
This is of course part and parcel of the "Obama is a Muslim and not really the president" mythos of the right wing's sofa samurai.  My own view is summed up by the remarks of President Jordan Lyman, from the splendid Frankenheimer-directed production Seven Days in May:
Then, by God, run for office. You have such a fervent, passionate, evangelical faith in this country - why in the name of God don't you have any faith in the system of government you're so hell-bent to protect?
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Threats against the parents of a returned POW -- can the right wing sink any lower?

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