Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chair­man Mil­ley Protests: I’m Not Sure What Woke Means

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Gen­er­al Mark Mil­ley, the chair­man of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, insist­ed that he was not sure what the word “woke” means.
Mil­ley spoke on Sun­day with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, who stat­ed, “You talk about how the mil­i­tary is not woke. How the mil­i­tary offi­cers should be read­ing Karl Marx,” then asked, “Is the U.S. mil­i­tary too woke?”
“No, not at all,” Mil­ley ini­tial­ly respond­ed, then con­tin­ued, “You know, I’m not even sure what that word tru­ly means.”
“But I would tell you that the mil­i­tary I see is a mil­i­tary that is excep­tion­al­ly strong, it’s pow­er­ful, it’s ready,” Mil­ley declared. “In fact, our readi­ness rate is — the way we mea­sure readi­ness is bet­ter now than they’ve been in years.”
“This mil­i­tary is a …