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Dr. Sebastian Gorka, former deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, said “political correctness” in today’s armed services would prevent the ascendance of historical military leaders such as Dwight Eisenhower, George Patton, and Omar Bradley. He offered his analysis on Thursday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow on the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
“We have lost so very, very much in terms of leadership, determination, and just forthrightness,” determined Gorka. “Look at the Eisenhowers or the Pattons or the Bradleys. These individuals wouldn’t make it past major in today’s military, because they would be seen as iconoclasts and too much individuals who are prepared to talk the truth.”
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Gorka added, “We have at least two generations of general officers who have been infected by political correctness, and that undermines our national security.”
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Gorka shared an anecdote from his time as an instructor at the Defense Department’s Joint-Professional Military Education (JPME) system.
“Political correctness infected our general officer class,” estimated Gorka. “I remember an exercise that I ran, it was a six-month special course for lieutenant colonels and colonels who have the [military occupational specialty] — the designation ‘strategist’ — so these are guys whose job it is to think strategically in the bowels of the Pentagon.”
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As a JPME instructor, Gorka directed his class to determine the “primary threat” to...
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