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Tucker Carlson: They're trying to trick us with Soviet-style fakes

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'Tucker Carlson Tonight' host analyzes why agencies are so invested in diversity

There are an awful lot of issues in the news right now. A lot of them are pretty depressing. So on this Friday, we thought we’d start with something pretty amusing.

Back in 2015, our government’s so-called intelligence community, which is not intelligent or a community, announced that it was embarking on a new five-year mission. The goal, according to the Obama administration, was to funnel more resources to every spy agency in the country -- the CIA, NSA, FBI, DIA and so forth. Even the Coast Guard's in-house intelligence operation was slated to get a bigger budget.

Under normal circumstances, an announcement like that would set off fear trembling among our opponents around the world. They’d be shaking in their caves. The Chinese might think twice before bribing more Harvard professors or sending Eric Swalwell a new secret agent to have sex with. But in this case, they just laughed. Because they knew that money wasn't going to buy drones, or more sophisticated surveillance equipment, or more agents in the field. Instead, it was earmarked for new platoons of "equity and inclusion" consultants and HR administrators.

The point of the money was to make the intelligence community more "diverse," meaning less White and male. Finally, America's spies would look different. Which is essential if you want to… to… to… well, actually we’re not sure why it’s essential. What does the race and gender of intelligence agency employees have to do with keeping America safe? They never told us. Instead, they........

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