Admiral of The Ocean Sea Trump thinks/says it's "digital" but it's electro-magnetic. Man he's good w/ the cyber, just like Barron. And who the hell asked him, anyway? Is incompetent micro-management of Our Fighting Forces part of his deal w/ Putin?Adrienne LaFrance / The Atlantic:
Trump Wants ‘Goddamned Steam,’ Not Digital Catapults on Aircraft Carriers — Navy officials were “blindsided” on Thursday, a spokesman told me, by President Donald Trump's suggestion that he has convinced the Navy to abandon a long-planned digital launching system in favor of steam on its newest aircraft carrier.RELATED:Dan Lamothe / Washington Post:
‘You have to be Albert Einstein to figure it out.’ Trump targets the Navy's new aircraft catapult
Brian Feldman / New York Magazine: Trump, Who Understands ‘the Cyber,’ Signs Executive Order on CybersecurityDave Majumdar / The National Interest: Trump: All Future U.S. Navy Carriers Will Use “Goddamned Steam” CatapultsJ. Bradford DeLong / bradford-delong.com: In Which I Call for the Immediate Impeachment and Removal of Mike Pence from His Office …
Friday, May 12, 2017
Knows More Than The Admirals, Too!
by M. Bouffant at 19:41
Any regular readers may have noted a certain interest in the activities of the U.S. Navy in this space; this Trumpian buffoonery, therefore, piqued our interest.