Allen West Hammers President Obama For Letting Women Become Army Rangers & Navy SEALs

If they meet the same standards as everyone else (there are currently different standards, based on gender), then I have no problem with it. Mr. West, a former U.S. Congressman and former Army lieutenant colonel, disagrees. From Sunshine State News: “‘Just read another instance of Obama’s fundamental transformation of America: women will enter U.S. Army Ranger and U.S. Navy SEAL training in 2015 and 2016 respectively,’ West posted on Facebook on Tuesday morning.”

More from the conservative Republican, about the groundbreaking military changes: “‘Being in close quarters special operations combat units is not a social gathering,’ West, who rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Army, continued. ‘It is obvious Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is nothing more than a social egalitarian lackey and Obama’s yes-boy. I find it completely hypocritical for everyone to be up in arms about military sexual assault, but then want to cast women into high stress, small unit combat elements. The objective is obvious: destroy the last bastions of American warrior culture all for the advancement of a misguided vision of fairness and equality.”