Or at least so he says:
In an interview with the Army Times published Sunday, Secretary of the Army John McHugh indicated that the army would be ready to lift the ban on gays serving openly if both Congress and President Obama decided to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell.”
McHugh speculated that gays might be allowed to serve in some units but not others, while also stressing that no such plans had been discussed. More importantly, he told the Army Times there was no reason to believe major disruption would ensue in the army if the ban was lifted.
“Anytime you have a broad-based policy change, there are challenges to that,” he said. “The Army has a big history of taking on similar issues, [with] predictions of doom and gloom that did not play out.”
Maybe I will owe Mark that $100. I certainly hope so.
McHugh, of course, used to be a Republican member of Congress. Does Michele Bachmann think that he is anti-American, too?