Poll Context: Bergdahl said that he didn’t desert, he said he was going to leave Observation Post Mest and head about 10 to 20 miles to Forward Operating Base Sharana. He said he never set out to make contact with the Taliban. Bergdahl said he knew he would be punished after he returned from walking away.
“It was a sacrificial – it was a self-sacrifice thing,” he said. “I knew I was going to get hit. I knew that when I showed up at the (base), they were going to hit me with everything.”
Do you believe him or do you think he’s a traitor?