The Army general who was Joint Chiefs chairman when the Pentagon adopted its "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays says he no longer opposes allowing them to serve openly.Unit cohesion is the same smoke screen used to justify the segregation of the armed forces on the basis of race. It is an argument that admits no refute without having to provide any evidence one way or another.
John Shalikashvili, who retired in 1997 after four years as the nation's top military officer, had argued that allowing homosexuals to serve openly would hurt troop morale and recruitment and undermine the cohesion of combat units.
Friday, January 05, 2007
BREITBART.COM - Former General Backs Gay Policy Change
Posted by Zendo Deb at 1/05/2007 10:35:00 PM