"The terrain acted like a funnel with them at the bottom and no natural cover or concealment to protect them from the gunmen on the high ground, their only protection being their body armor and the vehicles they happened to drive to the gate."
“…the officers had no choice and were forced to leave and abandon the cattle to Bundy and his co-conspirators…".
I remember thinking at the time the DC Deep Thinkers had come to their senses and called off the dogs. Not so. They were simply out maneuvered by a superior force and made to retreat from the field.
As a result of the Battle of Bunkerville in Nevada and the occupation of the wildlife refuge in Oregon, however, Cliven, Ammon and Ryan Bundy are in jail and facing multiple charges.
What do we make of all this?