Military Is No Place for Progressive Politics

Posted on AllSides July 17th, 2023
From The Right
Defense and Security, US Military, Progressives
Andrew Kelly/Reuters

To listen to their critics, House Republicans have gratuitously inserted cultural issues into national-security policy via an $886 billion National Defense Authorization Act that narrowly passed the House last week 219 to 210.

According to a White House spokesman, House Republicans “hijacked” a bipartisan bill and made it into a vehicle for “a hardcore right-wing wish list.” In the media coverage of the bill, the provisions sought by House conservatives are invariably deemed “controversial” and “divisive.”

It never occurs to the press to apply such adjectives to the underlying woke policies...

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