NOTE: Moments after we recorded this, news broke that Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned. We hope this episode provides some context for that news.
Capt. Brett Crozier gets fired as commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt for leaking a cry of desperation for his COVID-19 afflicted crew. Days later, Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly gives a profanity-laced speech to the carrier crew, calling Crozier “naive or stupid.” Modly’s speech seemed to say to Crozier, “Hold my beer.”
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