STRAINING THE BOUNDS OF CREDULITY

 Admiral McRaven Makes his Bed

‘No one ever came to Washington and left a better person for it.’
— Senator Orin Hatch

By Ladson F. Mills III

etired Navy Admiral William McRaven may be remembered for many things, although perhaps not in the way he might have hoped.

During his career, he commanded the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command which oversaw the raid to kill Osama bin Laden. His signature speech touting the importance of making one’s bed every morning has become a “You Tube” classic.

But he now seems destined to be remembered as a man who willingly compromised his integrity to maintain membership in the power elite club.… Read More