So avers the reliable Jim Gourley, and I agree with his harsh assessment of the celebrification of Special Ops: "Everything is out of the closet. People hardly knew anything about the OSS during WWII. These days the script to Zero Dark Thirty is finished before Osama’s body is cold."
Time to move the SEALs out of California to someplace like Biloxi?
Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at email@example.com.