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By Arnold Ahlert, Patriot Post, May 17, 2021

A new woke recruiting ad sends all the wrong messages about America’s Armed Forces.

Just when Americans might think a CIA recruitment ad featuring a 36-year-old “cisgender Millennial” Latina CIA agent, who identifies as an “intersectional woman of color,” and who has been “diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder,” might be the bottom of the woke barrel, the U.S. Army proves them wrong.

The Army’s latest recruitment ad features a girl raised by two mothers, a lesbian wedding, and a civil rights protest, all aimed at “shattering stereotypes.” It opens with some music and the cartoon pictures of a soldier morphing into their photos. Then comes the narrative. “This is the story of a soldier who operates your nation’s Patriot Missile Defense Systems,” an animated female soldier named “Emma” states. “It begins in California with a little girl raised by two moms.” …

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