Nunes: America's 'Better Pronoun Usage' Can't Counter China's Hypersonic Missile
House Intelligence Ranking Member says U.S is vunerable
House Intelligence Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) said the Biden administration’s focus on “wokeness” gives China the upper hand and puts the country in a dangerous national security position.
Nunes gave Joe Biden a reality check during the Committee’s hearing on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Intelligence Community.
Nunes said the Intelligence Community “seems to be increasingly focused on issues that distract from that mission, the indications ranging from trivial recruitment videos to major intelligence estimates show that an infatuation with left-wing dogma and politicized actions that have nothing to do with deterring our enemies and winning wars.
“Meanwhile, the international threat matrix does not take time out as our national security agencies become enthralled by critical race theory and pronoun etiquette,” Nunes said.
“To the contrary, we’re facing an array of pressing challenges, including but not limited to China’s increasing aggressiveness towards Taiwan alongside its systemic campaign of intellectual property theft, espionage, currency manipulation, corporate corrosion, and cyber crimes against the United States and our allies."
"China’s testing of hypersonic missile which, according to press reports, took the intelligence community by surprise," he added.
"The continuing fallout from our withdrawal from Afghanistan, including the empowerment of the Taliban, and their longtime ties to al Qaeda.
"The decline in U.S. deterrence capabilities, the loss of intelligence streams, and U.S. citizens and allies who were left behind.
"The spread of ransomware attacks on U.S. targets, an unknown number of security threats entering America through our southern border and from refugees from Afghanistan.
"Continuing Russian aggression towards its neighbors.
"Advances in nuclear weapons programs of North Korea, Iran, and other malign regimes.”
“Unfortunately, we can’t counter hypersonic missile launch with better pronoun usage,” Nunes continued.
“And a deeper understanding of white rage won’t rescue Americans stranded in Afghanistan.
"I’d argue that woke obsessions are the proper jurisdiction of faculty lounge Marxists, not our national security agencies.
"The politicization of our national security apparatus is utterly destructive.”
Earlier this month, China's Communist regime launched a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile to circle the planet in low orbit.
China's missile orbited the globe before returning to Earth to strike its target.
The test worried military officials around the world as technological development would overcome U.S. anti-ballistic missile systems.