During a House Armed Services hearing this Wednesday, Joint Chiefs Chair Gen. Mark Milley pushed back against Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz, who accused Milley of endorsing a "woke" military.
"I personally find it offensive that we are accusing the United States military ... of being 'woke' or something else because we're studying some theories that are out there," Milley said.
The dust up was widely seen as a win for Milley, and Gaetz's critics on Twitter wasted no time in pointing that out.
This is incredible. I know we all exaggerate constantly #onhere, but this is must-see viewing. Milley expressing… https://t.co/3vCpPyg52J— Jay | BLM (@Jay | BLM) 1624475324.0
@RepMattGaetz @SecDef The face you make when you know you just got destroyed https://t.co/qsmp4J28f9— #JusticeForTyler See Bio&Pinned (@#JusticeForTyler See Bio&Pinned) 1624472282.0
Real leadership from the General. Matt Gaetz is a showboating idiot without the slightest clue of what it means to… https://t.co/ikfcBs7j1L— Blissful GRITS (@Blissful GRITS) 1624473459.0
matt gaetz's face in this is amazing, but i'm also just kinda stunned that the most passionate and erudite defense… https://t.co/IkcTf3ghAK— David Mack (@David Mack) 1624471004.0
Saw this clip earlier from a different angle; this one has the benefit of a quick cut to Matt Gaetz flipping out Al… https://t.co/Pi3Hq9X7cz— Brian Beutler (@Brian Beutler) 1624474025.0