February 22, 2020

Admiral William McRaven quote (via Washington Post)

As Americans, we should be frightened -
deeply afraid for the future of the nation.
When good men and women can't speak the truth,
when facts are inconvenient,
when integrity and character no longer matter,
when presidential ego and self-preservation
are more important than national security -
then there is nothing left
to stop the triumph of evil.

William McRaven is the retired Admiral
who led the raid against Osama Bin Laden.
He laments that good men and women don't last long
in the Trump administration if they speak the truth to the president.