It took late-night TV legend David Letterman about 50 seconds to do what loads of PowerPoint presentations, deployment-schedule shifts and turn-down-that-thermostat directives couldn’t: Solve the Navy’s budget mess.
The fix involves overweight comedian Louie Anderson in a wet suit.
Which doesn’t come up in any of those Navy PowerPoints. Not even in the footnotes.
The “Late Show” weapons initiative has to be seen to be appreciated; click this link for video or skip to the 1:05 mark in the clip below.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_eZgbfweK0&t=65[/youtube]
Letterman’s no stranger to military strategy at its highest levels. And he’s good with the enlisted side, too, as evidenced from this 2002 Top 10 list.
For Monday’s full show, including a sit-down with “NCIS” star Mark Harmon, click here.