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Old January 13 2014, 06:08 AM   #20
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Re: Theory Re: Why Riker's Such A Jerk Sometimes

MikeH92467 wrote: View Post
The XO of any ship (or any military organization) is not going to win any popularity contests. It's the Captain's privilege to be the impressive "old man" and make decisions and sometimes soften the impact when he/she thinks the XO is being too tough. It's a "good cop/bad cop" type of situation.
"If the crew doesn't hate the XO, he's not doing his job." - Saul Tigh
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