"About the constitutional crisis?" ventured Alice, referencing Bowe Bergdahl. "That the President didn't consult with Congress 30 days in advance?"
"Before negotiating with terrorists," grumbled the White Rabbit. "Did you know that 6 soldiers died trying to find this"this"alleged"deserter?"
"Yeah," Alice jumped in. "Why are we going out of our way for AWOLs?" To the White Rabbit: "Giving him the benefit of the doubt."
"Why, indeed?" the Mad Hatter responded. "That is precisely the right question."
Alice and the White Rabbit shared a scone and sipped their tea.
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"What if"?" Hatter teased.
Alice and White Rabbit put down their cups and leaned forward to hear the whispers.
"What if," the Hatter said softly, "Bergdahl was actually an agent for a US government agency"" Hatter's mutterings became inaudible.
Rabbit's eyebrows touched his tall ears. "Are you trying to imply that Bergdahl went to the Taliban on purpose, undercover for the--?"
"Shhh." Hatter put a finger over his lips, and then next to his nose.
"You're mad!" cried Alice. "Really mad!"
And the Mad Hatter poured them another cup of tea.