This week I spoke with Retired Major General Linda Singh (pictured above) of the Maryland National Guard about her experience handling sexual assault cases in the military, and why she wants to hold the institution’s leaders accountable. Military Times bureau chief Meghann Myers explained why the military is having trouble tackling another pressing issue: extremism within its ranks. Journalist Geraldine Moriba shared her exploration of what constitutes extremism, and how it manifests in the false “Lost Cause” narrative about the Confederacy. And Our Body Politic legal analyst Tiffany Jeffers and Slate’s health and race reporter Julia Craven joined me on a Sippin’ the Political Tea roundtable focused on new Supreme Court rulings.
How the Military is Tackling Sexual Assault and Extremism, and Reviewing the Latest Supreme Court Decisions
Jun 25, 2021 | Our Body Politic