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We now have the military along with all other institutions in American society sacrificing performance and effectiveness in favor of “diversity, equity and inclusion.”
How does this end well for us?
How does the practice of pursuing diversity instead of effectiveness end well for the US military?
You really have to wonder if this part of a deliberate attempt to make the military weaker.
The one thing I can think of here is that they want to turn the military woke so that it is loyal to fascist woke politicians.
A big problem for fascist woke politicians is that, traditionally, the military has been heavily conservative–particularly the troops and the rank and file. The upper brass of the military historically used to be conservative, or at least Republican (Ulysses S. Grant, Sherman, Eisenhower, MacArthur, Patton, etc.) but started becoming liberal over the past 20 years or so, and I think now they want the troops themselves to be woke liberals.
If, for instance, the government goes full fascist and institutes martial law, or if there is a rebellion among rightwingers, the fascist wokes in charge want to make sure the military doesn’t turn on them, and is willing to kill all the rightwing insurrectionists.
If the military is full of rightwingers, it’s more likely that the military turns on the woke politicians and takes the side of the insurrectionists.
A woke military minimizes the odds of that happening.
That’s my guess as to why the military is going woke.