I imagine our woke military leadership thought they would benefit from the prior default support American normals had for “the military” when jumping into politics against @TuckerCarlson.

Except they failed to note how normals had been burned by other institutions previously. 1/
This is not 30, 20, 10 or even five years ago. Over the last two decades, normal Americans have found themselves attacked by every institution they had expected to protect them - academia, the media, the NFL... 2/
Even law enforcement betrayed them, in the form of kneeling cops & the FBI/DOJ cabal that tried to take down the man they elected President.

So normals were not naive and vulnerable - they were prepared to be betrayed when the woke .mil leadership abandoned its principles. 3/
The woke military leadership, in line with its 20 year history of failing to win wars, failed here to understand the cultural battlespace for its lame info op against a conservative icon.

It thought it could exploit our support for its political masters’ ends.

It was wrong. 4/
If our military can’t understand its own culture well enough to succeed, how can anyone expect it to understand China well enough to beat it?

It doesn’t. Woke .mil knows that. That’s why it wants to stifle such discussions. But it’s too inept to do it effectively. 5/
Time to view the military as liberal-occupied territory.

Time to abandon default support for its woke leaders.

Time for GOP pols to demand a return to standards, like tactical/strategic competence and strict non-politization.

Con media, hi-lite abuses! 6/
This way, we can set the stage for reform under a new President.

We can also make sure liberalism is properly assigned blame for the inevitable consequences of woke .mil leadership.

There will be a major defeat under Biden. America must understand why to repair the damage. 7/
None of this makes me happy to say.

Hesitating to recommend young Americans join this damaged institution - something many vets tell me they are experiencing too - is something I once could not imagine.

But fixing this demands tough love, high standards, and hard calls. 8/
We owe it to our troops & our country to demand nothing less than a military that is focused solely on deterring and winning wars, that is totally outside of politics, and that is dedicated not to one party or some alien faculty lounge ideology, but to the Constitution.

Out. 9/

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