Some top men in the military hit back at Tucker Carlson for mocking women serving our country, including a reminder that Carlson’s opinion “is based off of actually zero days of service in the armed forces.”
March 12, 2021

On March 9, Carlson sneered at President Biden’s comments, made on International Women’s Day, when he spoke about updating combat uniforms, body armor, hairstyle requirements and maternity flight suits for women soldiers:

CARLSON: So we've got new hairstyles and maternity flight suits. Pregnant women are going to fight our wars. It's a mockery of the U.S. Military. While China's military becomes more masculine as it's assembled the world's largest navy, our military needs to become as Joe Biden says more feminine, whatever feminine means anymore since men and women no longer exist. The bottom line is it's out of control, and the Pentagon is going along with this.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a combat veteran and Purple Heart recipient who lost both legs fighting in Iraq, slammed Carlson. A lot of senior brass have done the same.

Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, the senior enlisted leader of U.S. Space Command, according to The Hill, twice reminded everyone that Carlson’s opinion is based on “zero days of service in the armed forces.” Stalker added that his own opinion is based on “28 years of actual service in the military, 28 years in the Marine Corps, in combat operations out at sea and in garrison,” he said.

“The bottom line is that we value women in our, in our armed forces," Stalker said. “God bless the men and women that are serving today” and “let's remember that those opinions were made by an individual who has never served a day in his life. Let’s remember that’s all about drama TV.”

Stalker was joined by other men in uniform publicly blasting Carlson and speaking out in defense of women in the military:

Asked about Carlson’s comments Thursday, Pentagon press secretary John Kirby relayed Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s “revulsion” at the segment.

“What we absolutely won't do is take personnel advice from a talk show host, or the Chinese military, and maybe those folks feel like they have something to prove, that’s on them,” Kirby told reporters.

Right on cue, "tough guy" Carlson melted like a snowflake - a lying snowflake:

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