Trump has spoken in favor of Michael Behenna and other alleged military criminals, but he is far from the only one to do so.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday afternoon to throw out the first-degree murder conviction of Nicholas Slatten.
The antics of private military contractors are increasingly known, and they're the ones taking over for departing uniformed American troops in Iraq.
Slow and steady even in tallying the tragic proves its worth.
Death tolls are a political weapon, and good, generally accepted numbers have proved elusive. As a result, methodology gets as much scrutiny as results.