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Monday, January 26, 2015

Today in WTF!!??!! Pentagon creates essay contest to honor Saudi king

My instinct was to think this was lifted from the satirical, The Onion, but as it should by now be expected from the Department of Defense under Obama, nothing is so absurd so as to be unbelievable. 
Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey has established an essay competition to honor the late Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the Pentagon announced Monday. 
The competition, to be hosted at the National Defense University over the next academic year, will focus on issues related to the Arab and Muslim worlds, according to the official DOD News. 
"This is an important opportunity to honor the memory of the king, while also fostering scholarly research on the Arab-Muslim world, and I can think of no better home for such an initiative than NDU," Dempsey said in a statement...

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