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Failed gubernatorial candidate, failed presidential candidate and noted xenophobe Tom Tancredo shares his deep thoughts ... or, as some might describe it, bigoted homophobia ... on the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell."

And I would — among other things I wonder to what extent this ruling allows the military to segregate within their own ranks. That is to say, it's okay, just as we said that it was ok to have females in the military but we would segregate them into non-combative roles, then would this be — I wonder if we could do the same thing in this situation, saying that just the environment in combat does not lend itself to having these other pressures on the people that we ask to do the fighting. I don't know. I'm just asking a question. I do not know if that was part of the bill that was passed today by the Senate, whether it really went into that kind of detail. I doubt it. Usually these things go over to the military and you know the military is just simply told, "implement."

"I wonder," "I don't know," "just asking a question ..."

If only Tancredo hadn't been too depressed to serve in the military, he may may have known the answer.

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Thu Dec 23, 2010 at 06:46 AM PST.

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