Wash. Times: DADT Repeal Will Lead To "Privileged Homosexual Protected Class With Ramifications That Will Reach Beyond Military Service"

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In a January 2 editorial, The Washington Times again baselessly fearmongered over the repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," claiming that "[h]aving openly homosexual troops will be devastating to morale in the armed forces, and in practice the new policy's implementation will lead to the establishment of a privileged homosexual protected class with ramifications that will reach beyond military service."

From the Times editorial:

The politically wounded president enjoyed two last-minute victories when the lame-duck Congress flew to his rescue by ratifying the New START nuclear-arms treaty and repealing the ban on homosexuals serving openly in the military. These were only victories for Mr. Obama on the domestic political scene. The START agreement will weaken the U.S. nuclear deterrent and hamper future missile-defense deployments. Having openly homosexual troops will be devastating to morale in the armed forces, and in practice the new policy's implementation will lead to the establishment of a privileged homosexual protected class with ramifications that will reach beyond military service.

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