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The Onion invites you to explore our view from the floor of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Good Guy With Gun, Bad Guy With Gun Both Excited To Unload Firearm In Crowd Outside Arena

CLEVELAND—As each of them looked around at the people gathered outside Quicken Loans Arena and fantasized about unholstering their weapon and taking aim directly at others, both a good guy with a gun and a bad guy with a gun attending the Republican National Convention reportedly worked themselves into a heightened state of excitement Thursday at the thought of unloading their firearm into the crowd.

Bob Dole Picked Off By Large Hawk Circling Arena Parking Lot

CLEVELAND—Describing how the bird of prey suddenly dived down from the sky at high velocity, sources confirmed Thursday that former GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole was picked off by a large red-tailed hawk circling above the Quicken Loans Arena parking lot.
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Who Is Bowe Bergdahl?

Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier held captive by the Taliban for five years, was released on May 31 in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees. The Onion breaks down what you need to know about the former POW:

  • Occupation: Talking point
  • Current Location: Center of political circus
  • Questions Surrounding Him: Many
  • Radical Views: That U.S. war in Afghanistan somehow disastrous, ill-fated, unethical
  • Gets 10% Off At Buffalo Wild Wings With Valid Military ID: Yes
  • Ribs: Protruding
  • Cost Of Release: Everything this fuckin’ nation stands for
  • Future Plans: Second tour of duty
  • References In Classified White House Documents: 1,023
  • Belongings When He Left Army Platoon: Compass, knife, digital camera, diary, basketball
  • Likelihood Of Being Subject Of Future ‘60 Minutes’ Piece: Through the roof
  • What He’s Looking Forward To Most Upon Returning Home: Freedom of no longer being used as some sort of pawn for political or military gain

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