July 12, 2010

Veteran Slams Kagan's Hypocrisy

In a devastating critique, Harvard graduate student and Army Captain Pete Hegseth pointed out Kagan’s hypocrisy and “intellectual dishonesty” in blaming the military for the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy which, he correctly points out, was imposed by civilians during the Clinton administration.

“In emails to students and statements to the press, Ms. Kagan slammed – and I quote – ‘the military’s discriminatory recruitment policy.’ Yet as a legal scholar, she knows better than that,” Hegseth testified. “She knows the policy that she abhors is not the military’s policy, but a policy enacted by Congress and imposed on the military. In fact, after the law was passed, Ms. Kagan went to work for the very man who signed ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” into law, President Clinton.”

Hegseth went on to point out that Kagan didn’t utter a peep of protest when Harvard accepted money from Saudi Arabia:

“Harvard has three academic chairs endowed by money from Saudi Arabia, a country where being a homosexual is a capital offense. So rather than confront the congressional source of the true legislation or take a stance against a country that executes homosexuals, Ms. Kagan zeroed in on military recruiters for a policy they neither authored nor emphasized.”