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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #12)

Thu May 24, 2012, 01:21 AM

24. His rec of DADT was a big step forward at the time.

Before DADT, when you couldn't serve at all if you were gay, there were witch hunts and blackmail. The idea at the time was to try to put a stop to that. I give him some credit for going in a better direction. There is plenty to criticize Powell about, and yes, he should have taken a more progressive stand at the time. But this was progress compared to where we were back in the day.

Having said that, I can't stand looking at him or hearing him because he is such a freaking wimp and hypocrite. And he always was, if you know his history going back to My Lai in Vietnam.

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