Letter: Portillo's judgment
But this evades the real issue. What he does not explain is whether, with his admitted knowledge of homosexuality, he considers gay men to be security risks, unfitted to serve their country. If this is his opinion, then he should say so frankly.
He cannot refute the charge of hypocrisy with an answer which implies contempt for the men with whom he had those "homosexual experiences". Either he thinks such a ban justified or he does not.
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