Ted is looking out for the troops. He understands the trials and tribulations of being on the battlefield with a buddy who is of the 1 percent of Americans who suffer from celiac disease, the autoimmune disorder that makes a person intolerant to gluten. Thank you, Ted. Get rid of “gluten-free” in order to “rebuild our military so it will be so feared by our enemies and trusted by our allies . . . ”
“The last thing any commander should need to worry about is the grades he is getting from some plush-bottomed Pentagon bureaucrat for political correctness or social experiments — or providing gluten-free MREs,” said Cruz, equating the presence of dietary-sensitive MREs (Meal, Ready-to-Eat) to the efficacy of the national military.