Rep. Duncan Hunter: Integrating women into combat specialties is not a joke, it’s serious

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There is nothing funny about combat.  Anyone who has ever been in the fight will tell you that war is not a joke or a subject for a punchline.

This was the case last week when the liberal media and several late night talk shows made light of an amendment I proposed to an annual defense bill to force a debate on the merits of integrating women in the infantry and special operations and therefore requiring they register for the draft.  It was branded as a “joke amendment,” by one late night show host.  Another called it a “sarcastic” exercise.

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