David Sanger: There's a lot we miss every day. I go to work every day convinced that I've got a handle on fully 3% of what's going on, okay?
Stewart Baker: [laughing] The key is [that] you can persuade us it's the most important 3%.
David Sanger: [laughing] That's right. [laughing] That's right.
Emerson Brooking, on "Ghost Fleet":
Readers are spared the months of frustrated cabinet meetings, angry congressional hearings, and endless hand-wringing within the defense bureaucracy.
Dan Geer, on OPM:
Even talking about whether to fire someone is a criminally profligate waste of the citizenry's attention span.
No one cares. [Americans] don't give a shit.
When your most important ally is ringing alarm bells it is a good idea to listen.
There's very little you can say in 10 minutes that you couldn't say better in five.
A friend told me a girl he never actually hangs out with frequently sends him 15 minute voice memos talking about what she did that day, decidedly a breach of voice message etiquette. "I've never actually listened to anything she's sent me," he told me.
Out of about 550,000 followers on Twitter, it's very common for fewer than 400 of them to click on a link I share.