A reader writes:

Can you help me with this? The most hawkish, Christianist Republicans support Israel militarily. And they're the same people who are against DADT being repealed. Meanwhile, gays can serve openly in the Israeli military. So we're sending however many gazillion dollars to a country whose military (a) seems to be generally considered one of the better functioning in the known universe and (b) has gays/lesbians serving side-by-side with heterosexuals. Do I have that right?

I imagine you've covered this before, but I wanted to make sure. I'd love to hear one of the pro-DADT "pro-Israel" militarists explain themselves on this.

They don't because they can't.

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