Friday in a speech to the Naval Academy’s 2021 graduating class, Vice President Kamala Harris warned the grads they would face cyber attacks, climate change, and other “modern threats.”
“Just think, a deadly pandemic can spread throughout the globe in just a matter of months. A gang of hackers can disrupt the fuel supply of a whole seaboard. One country’s carbon emissions can threaten the sustainability of the whole Earth,” she said.
The Biden administration believes that our military’s primary mission is to take up arms against pandemics, hackers, and carbon emissions. What a stirring speech. Move over, General Patton.
“This, Midshipmen, is the era we are in, and it is unlike any era that came before. So [the] challenge before us now is how to mount a modern defense to these modern threats,” Harris asserted before turning to climate change, which she claimed “is a very real threat to our national security.”
“I look at you and I know you are among the experts who will navigate and mitigate this threat,” she said, adding that they are budding engineers who “will soon help convert solar and wind energy into power, convert solar and wind energy into combat power.”
“Just ask any Marine today, would she rather carry 20 pounds of batteries or a rolled-up solar panel? And I am positive she will tell you a solar panel, and so would he,” Harris said.
She. Harris used a feminine pronoun in her example of a Marine. This administration doesn’t care about winning wars; it cares about gender equity. God help those Navy grads and our Marines too.