Marine Corps Account Says It ‘Messed Up’ in Response to Fox’s Carlson

A U.S. Marine Corps unit’s Twitter account says it “messed up” in its comments while responding to Fox News host Tucker Carlson as part of a debate over his commentary about U.S. servicewomen. The official account for the II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group used a pejorative on social media in responding to Carlson’s recent statements on how the military should be focused more on adversaries and less on culture issues. The Marines shared a picture of a female soldier carrying a male one and tagged Carlson, writing that the photo showed “what it looks like in today’s armed forces.” “Get right before you get left, boomer,” the account said, using a word widely considered a pejorative term. After intense pushback for using an official military account to slam a private citizen, the Marines unit said: “We are human and we messed up. What was intended as a tweet in support …

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