Gaetz grills supposedly clueless Pentagon leaders about drag shows on military bases, drops receipts

The whole concept of radical gender theory and queer theory has swept the nation almost as quickly as the Covid-19 virus unleashed on the world by a Chinese lab — according to more than one U.S. agency.

There’s a whole faction of society insisting that body mutilation is a good thing for young people being led into a state of confusion about their gender and that there is no harm in children attending overly sexualized drag queen performances. It’s all normal behavior they will tell you, and before you dismiss it entirely for the insanity that it is, understand that this mindset now permeates the U.S. government — to include the U.S. military.

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark Milley appeared at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Wednesday and were confronted by U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., about drag queen shows on military bases, and they feigned ignorance on the matter.

“I’d like to take a look at those myself and find out what actually is going on there because that’s the first I’m hearing about that kind of stuff,” Milley replied. “I’d like to take a look at those, because I don’t agree with those. I think those things shouldn’t be happening.”

This is the same Pentagon leader who embraced the concept of critical race theory and extremism within the U.S. military at a 2021 House Armed Services Committee budget hearing.

“I want to understand white rage,” Milley said at the time.

And even on military bases, children aren’t safe. While promoters claim drag shows on military installations show support for LGBTQ service members, according to Fox News, there was a “Drag Queen Storytime” scheduled at Ramstein Air Base, in Germany that was ultimately canceled amid GOP opposition.

Milley and Austin engaged in a bit of wordplay in stating opposition to taxpayer-funded drag shows on military installations, but the events are largely funded by private organizations, Fox News reported.

“Drag queen story hours is not something that the department funds,” Austin said during the hearing.

A Defense Department spokeswoman would later clarify that Austin does not support the shows on military bases.

“Just as Secretary Austin said during the House Armed Services Committee hearing yesterday, the DOD does not fund or support drag queen shows or story hours,” said spokesperson Nicole Schwegman.

So to recap, the top two people standing guard for the nation were unaware of what was going on right under their noses on U.S. military bases — or they were being dishonest. Sleep well.


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