The Washington Post on Thursday published an interesting article about the tension between President Donald Trump and his top generals, which included a notable 2013 anecdote in which Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster compared U.S. military strategy to Seinfeld:
There is a theory, that every situation in life can be related to “Seinfeld,”the famous NBC sitcom about nothing. Late in the second decade of the 21st century, Seinfeld maintains its relevance in spite of some elements, such as the absence of cell phones, being a little dated. Culturally, “Seinfeldisms” remain pertinent. These are the phrases and descriptions that made their way into everyday American language. In the modern U.S. military, Seinfeldisms serve to describe many things, ranging from personalities of commanders to strategic planning and combat system acquisitions.