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Colbert: It's Way Too Soon To Repeal DADT (VIDEO)


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Defense Secretary Robert Gates last week called on Congress to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, saying it would have no impact on military readiness.

But Colbert is not convinced. He suggested that everyone involved with the military -- even Civil War reenactors and kids who play Risk -- be polled on whether the policy should be repealed.

"And if even one of them objects to repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell, John McCain and I believe that that's too soon."


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