General’s command philosophy just inspirational quotes from pinterest
WASHINGTON — General Paul E. Funk II, Commander of US Army Training and Doctrine Command, released his command philosophy this week. Sources confirm it is just a list of inspirational memes lifted from the social networking site Pinterest.
Experts have further determined the Pinterest quotes were adapted from a variety of sources, including a forwarded email sent via AOL in 1996, public service announcements from the animated series GI Joe: A Real American Hero, and assorted fortune cookies accumulated from Fong’s Chinese Takeout in Hood, Texas.
Reporters acquired a copy of a PowerPoint slide entitled "Funk's Fundamentals" via the Freedom of Information Act. The slide, which contains a whopping 40 bullet points, includes gems dripping with such unselfconscious irony as "Simplicity is a principle of war."
Funk first joined Pinterest while serving as the commander of the 1st Infantry Division in 2013 as a way to promote his direct-sale essential oil business. Soon, however, he began accumu…
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