Facing prison, Bradley Manning declares himself 'Chelsea'

Whatever else you think about Bradley Manning's declaration that he is now assuming a transgender identity as "Chelsea Manning," you have to admit it is a shrewd move. It likely will delay or even spare him the ordeal of joining the male prison population, and will keep his name in the headlines. Manning strikes me as a troubled man, but he has also become a political cause to the political and gender leftists, and every political cause loves attention. He wrote: "As I transition into this next phase of my life, I want everyone to know the real me," Manning said in the statement. "I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female. Given the way that I feel, and have felt since childhood, I want to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible. I hope that you will support me in this transition." The gender left wants sexual practice completely divorced from biology and taboo. The more that the general public is bombarded with the notion that it is perfectly normal for people to deny their...(Read Full Post)