Acting Navy secretary walks back his calling fired carrier captain ‘naive, stupid’

Associated Press
Acting Navy secretary walks back his calling fired carrier captain ‘naive, stupid’

In an extraordinary broadside punctuated with profanity, the Navy’s top leader accused the fired commander of the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt of being “too naive or too stupid” to be in charge of an aircraft carrier. He delivered the criticism to sailors who had cheered the departing skipper last week.