Was Fanning Chosen by President Obama to Lead the Army Because he is Gay?

A quantified man who happens to be gay would be a better way to report the story…


Gregg Jaffe at The Washington Post seems to think so….

By Melanie Nathan, September 18, 2015.

President Obama will apparently nominate Eric Fanning to lead the United States Army, a move that would make him the first openly gay civilian secretary of one of the military services.

While the Washington Post reports that this is an historic “first for the Pentagon,” it states further that – “Fanning’s nomination is the latest in a series of actions taken by the administration to advance the rights of gays and lesbians throughout the federal government.”  While it is true that  “The Obama administration has overhauled internal policies to provide benefits to same-sex partners, appointed gay men and lesbians to the executive branch and the federal bench and ended the 18-year ban on gays serving openly in the military,” – I wonder if it is expedient of WAPO to suggest that Fanning is being…

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