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Innovation and dinosaurs

On the other hand, sometimes listening to older military people talk about innovation is like listening to dinosaurs talk about whether to evolve.

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On the other hand, sometimes listening to older military people talk about innovation is like listening to dinosaurs talk about whether to evolve. “Nah, I heard about a guy in Texas who tried it and his kids turned into chickens.”

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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