Sen. Inhofe: Soldiers Will Be Unwilling To Fight For Gay Comrades
I guess I shouldn't be surprised by the fact that Sen. James Inhofe appeared on "Focal Point" yesterday, the radio program hosted by the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer.
After all, if there was going to be one member of Congress comfortable with someone like Fischer - who has declared that all Muslims should be banned from the military and deported from the US, homosexuality should be illegal and that all gays should be treated like criminals, praised Ryan Sobra for his anti-gay rant at CPAC, called for the stoning of a killer whale at Sea World, and stated that gays are sexually deviant felons and pedophiles who are unqualified to sit on the Supreme Court - it would be Inhofe.
Yesterday, the two discussed Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court, with Fischer praising Inhofe's immediate opposition on the grounds that Kagan is hostile to our military while Inhofe explained that it was vital to try and keep Kagan off the court because she would most likely vote to strike down Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
The military is organized into men and women and doesn't need this "third group to deal with," Inhofe said, explaining that, as a military man, he knows that soldiers fight not for nation or flag, but for the guy in the next foxhole ... but if the guy in the next foxhole is gay, well, that would dramatically change everything:
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