Please, Ann Coulter, I Really Like You, But You Need To Shut Up

Now that “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is officially placed in the trash bin of history, most commentators are moving on.  There are more pressing issues, like the economy, to yell about.  But not for Ann Coulter, who in my opinion is one of the most brilliant columnists in American history.  Despite my regard for her writing, she needs to shut up about DADT.  While on Fox News’ Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld, she sparred with military veteran Andy Levy, the show’s Ombudsman.  With the details, here’s The Daily Caller‘s Jeff Poor:

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Red Eye,” Coulter took a few shots at the repeal and one of the supporters of the repeal, The New York Times.

“Well, that is the position of the new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, Liza Minnelli,” Coulter said. “It will not affect morale of the troops or troop readiness. I just insist that it go both ways. If we’re going to have gays in the military, I demand that there be heterosexuals at The New York Times.”

Later in the show, “Red Eye” ombudsman Andy Levy, who supported the repeal, challenged Coulter on her opinion. He countered that even though this policy was decided upon by civilians in Congress that may not have expertise on the military, it is still an essential part of American democracy for civilians to control the military.
Video, again from the DC:
I have to go with Andy Levy on this one.  DADT was a bad policy that discriminated and discharged perfectly good soldiers, translators, and intelligence officers.  But the implementation of the new policy must be systematic.  That means that non-combat units will implement the strategy first, followed by combat units.  In a time of war we shouldn’t be kicking soldiers to the curb just because they aren’t straight.  If you can shoot straight, it doesn’t matter if you are straight.

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