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For those that don’t know him, Major General Peter Cosgrove is an ‘Australian treasure!’ 

 

 

 

General Cosgrove was interviewed on the radio recently.

Read his reply to

the lady who interviewed him

concerning guns and children.  
Regardless of how you feel about gun laws you gotta love this! ABC radio interview between a female broadcaster and General Cosgrove who was about to sponsor a Boy Scout Troop visiting his military headquarters.
So, General Cosgrove, what things are you going to teach these young boys when they visit your base?

GENERAL COSGROVE:
We’re going to teach them climbing, canoeing, archery and shooting.
 went silent for 46 seconds and when it returned, the interview was over.

This is one of the best comeback lines of all time.

It is a portion of an

FEMALE INTERVIEWER:

FEMALE INTERVIEWER:
Shooting! That’s a bit irresponsible, isn’t it?

GENERAL COSGROVE:
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 COSGROVE:
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 COSGROVE:
Well, Ma’am, you’re equipped to be a prostitute, but you’re not one, are you?

The radiocast

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