These DoD training manuals keep getting crazier.
In August, an Air Force manual surfaced that associated the Founding Fathers with ideological extremists. Last month, the ATF was outed for using training material that insinuates whistleblowers should face a firing squad. And the training materials for an August exercise at Grissom Air Base in Indiana managed to downplay the significance of mass civilian casualties while simultaneously asking soldiers to be more respectful of Islamist radicals.
Now comes a Pentagon manual, created by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI), that teaches white, Christian, heterosexual males in good health possess many “unearned advantages of social privilege” and that “a black, homosexual, atheist female in poor health receives many unearned disadvantages of social privilege.”
It also encourages recruits to “assume racism is everywhere, everyday” and to “understand and learn from the history of whiteness and racism.”
Yes, people get paid to come to conclusions such as these, and to reform the collective disposition of American soldiers toward the most, very-most, utmostest-most hypothetical exceptionalist fantasy of downtrodden, oppressed exclusion – a black, homosexual, atheist female in poor health.
One wonders how many of those are circulating, or the extent to which they’re being discriminated against in the first place – especially by the very people who’ve chosen to fight for the freedoms of all Americans from all walks of life.
According to The Washington Times, the manual is part of a DEOMI training program administered at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida. The manual goes on to describe “whites” as “the empowered group” in American society.