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Military Going Woke? Top U.S. Military Leader Defends Critical Race Theory: “I Want to Understand White Rage”


The radical propaganda which is being pushed by leftists in our country right now will have consequences for years to come.

This is especially true when that very propaganda is coming from the top of the U.S. military.

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who is the highest ranking military officer in the entire U.S. armed forces, just came out publicly in defense of teaching critical race theory to our troops.

Army general Mark Milley, who is also the principal military advisor to Joe Biden, said that he takes offense to the military being labeled as “woke.”

General Milley also said that he wishes to gain an understanding of “white rage.”

Milley stated, “I want to understand white rage, and I’m white.”

General Milley has clearly been compromised by the radicals, as he falsley juxtaposed the January 6th Capital incident to "white rage."

The Washington Post has more on wokeness infiltrating the military:

Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, admonished lawmakers over questions about critical race theory at a Wednesday hearing, saying it is important for leaders to be well-versed in many schools of thought.

“I’ve read Mao Zedong. I’ve read Karl Marx. I’ve read Lenin. That doesn’t make me a communist,” Milley told the House Armed Services Committee. “So what is wrong with understanding … the country which we are here to defend?”

Rep. Mike Waltz (R-Fla.) criticized reports that the U.S. Military Academy at West Point teaches a course involving the theory, which broadly explores the idea that racism reaches beyond individual prejudice and affects minorities at the institutional level, particularly in criminal justice.

A guest lecturer at the academy included phrases such as “White rage,” Waltz claimed, and he pressed Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, the nation’s first Black Pentagon chief, to investigate further.

Soon after, when the committee gave Milley a chance to expand, he launched into an impassioned defense of inquiry about U.S. society and its racial dynamics. He emphasized that the U.S. Military Academy is a university.

“I want to understand White rage. And I’m White,” Milley said, focused on learning more about the mostly White, mostly male mob that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.

“What is it that caused thousands of people to assault this building and try to overturn the Constitution of the United States of America. What caused that?” Milley asked. “I want to find that out.”

Professional race baiter Tariq Nasheed chimed in with his approval.

Our friends at Breitbart have more:

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) noted that Air Force Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier was fired from his command at Space Force after warning about critical race theory being spread in the military, and asked if Austin supported critical race theory.

Austin said the Pentagon did not teach or embrace critical race theory and that such suggestions were “spurious.” Gaetz then asked him why he hired “critical race theorist” Bishop Garrison as his top adviser on diversity at the Pentagon. Austin responded that was the first he had heard of Garrison being a “critical race theorist.”

Later in the hearing, Rep. Mike Waltz (R-FL) then cited a letter from the West Point superintendent that acknowledged that critical race theory was part of the curriculum for a class at West Point, in addition to there being a lecture at West Point on “whiteness and white rage.” Austin conceded, “That is something that should not occur again.”

However, Milley — invited by a Democrat lawmaker to respond — chimed in with a staunch defense of studying critical race theory, saying he thought it was important for military leaders to be “widely read.”

“I want to understand white rage, and I’m white,” he said, referencing the January 6 Capitol riot. “What is it that caused thousands of people to assault this building and try to overturn the Constitution of the United States of America?”

Milley added he has read Mao, Marx, and Lenin, but that it did not make him a Communist.

“So what is wrong with understanding…about the country for which we are here to defend?” he said.

His response was cheered by leftists on social media as a defense of critical race theory:

More Leftists Gave Their Approval on Twitter

Others pointed out their worries that the U.S. military is becoming an embarassment, as well as worries that more racism is being manufactured through critical race theory.


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