TRYING TO INSERT women into the Marine Corps infantry officer ranks has, not surprisingly, failed utterly.
The Marine Corps got along famously for decades without women in its infantry, and that is how it should be. Then feminism reared its Butchy head, frightening the Marines, something they should be eternally embarrassed about, and they opened training for infantry officers to the distaff side.
Not surprisingly, the ladies couldn’t keep up. Most men can’t keep up. Women had nary a prayer. But due to the silly egalitarian/victim culture in which the United States now wallows, they had to be given a chance.
Women do have a place in the military, and that place is far back at headquarters, doing the thinking. Women are equal to men in the thinking area, but not in the brawn department.
Women should not be firemen either, which is one of the most physically grueling occupations that exists.
It’s nutty that these common-sense conclusions are considered reactionary these days.
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(TOMORROW: Fifteen years in Mexico, the anniversary post. The final adventure. Don’t miss it!)