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Military and Society Threatened by Women in Combat

forrestg Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 11:47 PM
Great article! PC idiot stuff designed to somehow make conservatives enhance their knuckle-dragging slack jaw nature by making SURE that no women will EVER be a SEAL! I like the "2 year notice, so that each branch can..." Good Grief! "We have to announce the policy so we can see what's in it, away from the fog of controversy!"

The first line of attack in political battles is language. Getting people to phrase things your way is the first step to getting them to think your way.

In the foggy mess of the debate over women in combat, you will see media references to a “ban” being “lifted.”

Bans are bad. Lifting bans is good. Therein lies the bias strangling this issue in the dominant media culture.

Am I “banned” from the women’s restrooms at work? No, I’m just not supposed to be in there, so that word doesn’t come up. The...