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The silliness of the generation conflagration

I've changed my mind (a little) about how we discuss generations.

First, let me illustrate my longstanding gripe.

"I am probably the biggest fan of the millennials you'll ever meet," retired Navy Admiral William H. McRaven, who oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, said in a recent CBS interview. "[Critics] talk about millennials being soft and pampered and entitled? Well, I'm quick to say that you've never seen them in a firefight in Afghanistan. ...

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