CNN DADT report misses the point

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CNN just spent nearly 8 minutes on a segment about Don't Ask, Don't Tell and whether gays should be able to serve openly in the military. Incredibly, in all that time, CNN never once so much as alluded to the fact that the current policy is discriminatory.

Instead, they talked mostly about money and logistics, with CNN journalists repeatedly parroting the Republican non-sequitur that the current economic uncertainty makes this a bad time to allow gays to serve openly in the military.

Eight minutes, and they didn't once mention the fundamental question at hand.

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Diversity & Discrimination, LGBTQ
Carol Costello, Betty Nguyen
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