Ilana Mercer writes:
Like Aaron Alexis – who was allowed to retain a secret security clearance issued in 2007 and valid until 2017 – no amount of trouble Hasan got into undermined his own gold-embossed security clearance, employment status, rank and six-figure salary.
In both cases, the wise monkeys of the military chose to see no evil, hear no evil and most certainly speak no evil of the two archetypal holy men: a Muslim and a black man. The Navy Affirmative Action Plan (NAAP), matched by the Department of the Army Affirmative Action Plan, demands it.
None of this should come as a surprise. The military is government. The military works like government; is financed like government and sports the same inherent malignancies and perverse incentives of government, down to the racial-spoils system.