There may be valid objections to ending the infamous “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy in our armed forces which makes openly being a gay or lesbian grounds for dismissal from the service, but Marine Corps leader, General James Amos must receive the “Idiot of the Week” award. He is strongly against any changes and told members of Congress about his concerns. ‘I don’t want to have any Marines that I’m visiting at Bethesda (Naval Medical Center) with no legs to be the result of any distractions.” OK, let’s play that remark out. It is on a hill in Afghanistan. Stan, you is next to you has admitted to being gay.
1. The enemy is firing. Stan moves his body close to you in order to fire back. “Oh My God, his body is touching mine! The hell with Taliban firing at me, I must get far away from Stan and not allow his body to touch mine.”
2. We have been stuck in this damn hole for hours. Guys are pissing in a hole. “Oh, my God, there is Stan pissing and I can see his prick! I’m getting out of here.”‘ A Taliban bullet hits him.
Of course, General Amos, have you ever considered that one of your gay Marines might be distracted and lose HIS leg?