Former CIA Director Mike Pompeo joined the chorus of prominent conservative voices slamming the Central Intelligence Agency’s new series of recruitment advertisements highlighting the racial and gender identity of its workforce.
The ads, which were launched in the last several months under the Biden administration, feature agents talking about their personal backgrounds and struggles. The ads feature a young black woman, a disabled white woman, a gay white man, and a Latina immigrant mother.
“I am a woman of color, I am a mom, I am a cisgender millennial who’s been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder. I am intersectional, but my existence is not a box-checking exercise,” the Latina woman says in the ad.
The ads stoked criticism, particularly from conservative voices, for their apparent focus not on national security but on pushing the woke agenda of diversity and inclusion.
“China & Russia are laughing their asses off watching CIA