The Pentagon's decision to end its ban on transgender people serving openly in the military has been widely praised as a move toward equality and their right to serve "without having to lie about who they are." And it is. But given Clinton's record as "a hawk's hawk," the shift came swathed in alarming language and implications about the military's declared need to "avail ourselves of all talent possible" and "have access to 100% of America’s population.” As in, for what?
"This is about retaliation for publishing evidence of U.S. war crimes and other crimes by the most powerful nation on Earth."
"The U.S. government's harassment of whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning...
"Whenever a journalist makes a misstep, I think that they're put on notice now...
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