The woke U.S. Army is just now learning that men and women have biological differences and so it is getting ready to drop its useless “gender-neutral fitness tests” because women keep failing.
According to the Telegraph, the U.S. Army is “considering a reversal of its new gender-neutral physical test to instead include different evaluation categories for men and women.”
The Pentagon said that at least 65% of female soldiers fail the military’s Army Combat Fitness Test, while 90% of male soldiers pass.
With that amazing disparity in hand, the Pentagon has suspended the test over fairness issues.
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“In the ACFT there are six events — the maximum deadlift, a standing power throw, hand-release pushups, a spring, drag and carry, leg tuck, and a two-mile run,” the Telegraph reported. “To pass the test those taking it must score at least 360 points out of a possible 600, and those who achieve higher scores are more likely to be promoted.”
The paper added that women’s scores were an average of 100 points lower than men’s.
Military.com pointed out that the Army is scrambling to figure out what to do.
“We are not going to artificially inflate the raw score for women, but we have to figure out a way to make it fair to both genders,” an anonymous officer explained. “We need a fair way that accounts for physiological differences. If anything, it’s a more gender-neutral assessment process because it doesn’t show the raw scores.”
The original idea was to avoid being called sexist by having separate standards for men and women and to pretend they were being “neutral.” This, of course, was lunacy.
Hey, here’s an idea. Have one test that takes female anatomy, physical capabilities, and strengths into consideration, and a separate one based on the abilities of men.
Seems pretty simple, huh?
Because… you know… men and women are DIFFERENT!
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