The fact that it makes us the bad guys.

I know it’s more complex than that, but when you take it down to brass tacks that’s the gut feeling I have. When I read about the scandal, I feel like we’re the bad guys, the bullies that the insurgents say we are.

It makes it worse that the guards seem to have been encouraged by intelligence personnel.

It really puts a black eye on the face of America, and makes it that much harder for us to earn trust and respect elsewhere.

The soldiers who did this should be made an example of. They’re not US soldiers; they’re thugs, and deserve to be treated like the criminals that they are.