The popular podcast host Joe Rogan is speaking out to slam “woke” military practices, sarcastically saying that “inclusion is really important when you’re killing folks.”
.@joerogan hit the nail on the head. Last time I checked, understanding “white rage” doesn’t make you a better shot. The work our military does is always dangerous and often deadly – this bull ain’t what they need to be focused on.https://t.co/T3KbDGF0OJ
— Rep. Brian Mast (@RepBrianMast) October 6, 2023
Military Has ‘Gone Woke’
While speaking to guests standup comedian Francis Foster and political commentator Konstantin Kisin, Rogan admitted that a big problem that the U.S. military is facing internally is that it has “kinda gone woke.”
“This is the thing we’ve been talking about, right man?” Kisin said. “Can we just focus on what works? I want the Army to be good at killing the enemy, I don’t give a f— about how diverse they are.”
“Imagine if the UFC had to have diversity,” Rogan responded, according to Fox News. “Do you know what a problem that would be, if we had to have a certain amount of trans folks?”
“There’s going to be a bunch of people to get murdered,” he continued. “They’re gonna get thrown in with the real ones, there’s gonna be a certain percentage of people that are just there because they’re awesome, then a certain percentage of people that they have to hire in order to meet these DEI standards.”
Chip Roy mocks the woke military:
“The Marines tweeted a Pride Month image with rainbow tipped bullets on a marine helmet! I’m sure the Chinese military is quaking in its boots with the rainbow tipped bullets being tweeted around the world!” pic.twitter.com/fAg0WHZ35z
— Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) September 28, 2023
Related: U.S. Military-Sanctioned Diversity Initiatives Are Out Of Control
Disturbing Leaked Email
Rogan and his guests went on to talk about a leaked email in which Squadron Leader Andrew Harwin wrote, “I don’t really need to see loads of useless white male pilots, let’s get as focused as possible, I am more than happy to reduce boarding if needed to have a balanced BAME/female/male board.”
A military source said afterwards that the email “clearly demonstrates the endemic culture that was created by the senior leadership to chase ridiculous diversity statistics that were patently unachievable.”
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“What a good idea,” Rogan joked sarcastically. “Definitely don’t hire the people that are the best at it, whether they’re White or Black or Asian. No, just don’t hire White ones.”
“Dude, you want the best,” he added. “Whoever the f— they are, whether they are White or South American or Indian, you want the best. No one cares. You want people who fly the planes the best, only the best, it’s a war plane!”
We are facing a recruiting crisis in the military because unelected bureaucrats have prioritized a radical woke agenda over readiness. It’s time to remove divisive ideologies from our military and focus on the challenges ahead. pic.twitter.com/wxJwZvYFkV
— Rep. Lauren Boebert (@RepBoebert) September 27, 2023
Related: Confidence In Military At Lowest Point In Over 20 Years, Amidst Shift In Focus To Diversity And Woke Policies
Wokeness In The Military
This comes amidst growing concerns about how woke the military has become.
“Woke ideology undermines military readiness in various ways,” reported the Heritage Foundation. “It undermines cohesiveness by emphasizing differences based on race, ethnicity, and sex. It undermines leadership authority by introducing questions about whether promotion is based on merit or quota requirements. It leads to military personnel serving in specialties and areas for which they are not qualified or ready. And it takes time and resources away from training activities and weapons development that contribute to readiness.”
“Wokeness in the military also affects relations between the military and society at large,” it added. “It acts as a disincentive for many young Americans in terms of enlistment. And it undermines wholehearted support for the military by a significant portion of the American public at a time when it is needed the most.”
Honestly, I don’t know what Russia or China are waiting for.
We would lose a war in twenty minutes at this point.
Look at this. pic.twitter.com/7mJYfxKKjQ
— Joey Mannarino (@JoeyMannarinoUS) October 5, 2023
America’s enemies are undoubtedly laughing at how weak we’ve become with a military that focuses more on diversity and inclusion than on being strong. If we don’t do something to fix this soon, we may soon find ourselves under attack, with nothing but a woke military to save us.
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