It was all by design. Every part of it. Hollywood, the left, and the mainstream media did everything possible to kick Donald Trump out of the White House (Russia, impeachment, election nonsense, COVID) solely in order to get Biden in.
Now the entire country is paying the price, and it isn’t good.
The Biden administration (and liberals in power across the nation) are so concerned about affirmative action and diversity that everything else is being tossed out the door. Everything including military preparedness.
Check this out, via WSJ:
Is the U.S. Navy ready for war? A new report prepared by Marine Lt. Gen. Robert Schmidle and Rear Adm. Mark Montgomery, both retired, for members of Congress paints a portrait of the Navy as an institution adrift. The report, reviewed exclusively by the Journal, concludes that the surface Navy is not focused on preparing for war and is weathering a crisis in leadership and culture.
The impetus for the report was a series of recent catastrophes—a ship burning in San Diego last year; two destroyer collisions in the Pacific in 2017. Were these isolated events? Or did they indicate “larger institutional issues that are degrading the performance of the entire naval surface force”? The report surveyed active and recently retired service members of various ranks, conducting 77 candid hourlong interviews. A key finding: “Many sailors found their leadership distracted, captive to bureaucratic excess, and rewarded for the successful execution of administrative functions” rather than core competencies of war.
“I guarantee you every unit in the Navy is up to speed on their diversity training,” said one recently retired senior enlisted leader. “I’m sorry that I can’t say the same of their ship-handling training.”
Adm. Montgomery told me in an interview over the weekend that when he was a junior officer in the 1980s there was “an intense focus” on a likely confrontation with the Soviet navy—learning about classes of ships or the missiles aboard. After decades without a peer adversary at sea, “the same focus is not permeating the Navy today.”
The Navy has improved its pipeline for surface-warfare officers since the 2017 collisions, reversing a 2003 money-saving mistake of training junior officers by giving them 23 compact discs loaded with reading material. But the Navy doesn’t spend the money and time training surface warfare officers that it does submariners or aviators, and has revamped training so many times, usually in an effort to spend even less money, that commanding officers are left with “inconsistent, often ill-prepared wardrooms.”
Here’s some random Biden news for ya, via Twitter…
President Biden's comprehensive strategy will:
– Stem the flow of firearms
– Support local law enforcement
– Invest in community violence interventions
– Expand summer programs and job opportunities
– Help formerly incarcerated Americans successfully rejoin their communities
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 12, 2021
I personally spoke to some of the leaders of Cuba's dissident movement just weeks ago. The mainstream media and Biden WH line that this liberty movement is solely about lack of vaccines and US sanctions is a total lie. It is about the evil repression of a communist tyranny.
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) July 12, 2021
#StopChipman fact of the day: Biden’s ATF nominee David Chipman is a literal gun grabber. He openly supports sending Feds to your house to confiscate lawfully owned firearms once new restrictions are put in place. pic.twitter.com/xZmftt3eQF
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) July 12, 2021
Biden flips 'defund the police' script on Democrats as crime reaches fever pitch https://t.co/CWhJgiZRt0
— Fox News (@FoxNews) July 12, 2021
The surge in gun violence and violent crime over the last year and a half is unacceptable — and we’re carrying out our comprehensive strategy to combat it. pic.twitter.com/aLI08ZTPN5
— President Biden (@POTUS) July 12, 2021
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