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WARNING: True story but issue & gender sensitive!
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I was listening to the radio the other day, and I heard
> one of the all-time best comeback lines in my life.
>
> Note: This is an exact replication of National Public
> Radio (NPR) interview between a female broadcaster, and
> US Army General Reinwald who was about to sponsor a
> Boy Scout Troop visiting his military installation.
>
> FEMALE INTERVIEWER:
> So, General Reinwald, what things are you going to teach
> these young boys when they visit your base?"
> GENERAL REINWALD: We're going to teach them climbing,
> canoeing, archery, and shooting."
>
> FEMALE INTERVIEWER: "Shooting!!!
> That's a bit irresponsible, isn't it?"
> GENERAL REINWALD: "I don't see why, they'll be properly
> supervised on the rifle range."
>
> FEMALE INTERVIEWER: "Don't you admit that this is a
> terribly dangerous activity to be teaching children?"
> GENERAL REINWALD: "I don't see how, ....we will be
> teaching them proper rifle discipline before they even
> touch a firearm."
>
> FEMALE INTERVIEWER: "But you're equipping them to
> become violent killers."
> GENERAL REINWALD: "Well, you're equipped to be a
> prostitute, but you're not one, are you?"
>
> The radio went silent and the interview ended.
> And all I could think was, "Go Army!"
>
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