‘Head of the Army’ … an extension of the, dare we say, the ‘Commander’?
Why is this country walking backwards rather than forward? 😳
Donald Trump’s choice to be the next Army secretary is Tennessee Republican state Sen. Mark Green. Although trying to walk some of this back, Green could not be a worse choice for the job, and not only for failure to respect diversity but also for his active statements which only serve to harm inclusion and acceptance for all Americans. Green has a deplorable record, stereotyping and trafficking in harmful rhetoric against Muslims and the LGBT community, as well as cozying up to conspiracy theories and anti-Muslim propaganda.
Scott Simpson, public advocacy director for Muslim Advocates, issued the following statement on the pending nomination of Tennessee State Senator Mark Green for Secretary of the Army:
“You can’t lead a diverse army while having contempt for diversity. Our armed forces are filled with patriotic Americans of all faiths, races, sexual orientations and gender identities, and Mark Green’s naked bigotry disqualifies him for the job…
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