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Old 12-28-2012, 10:35 AM   #63
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Originally Posted by Amnorix View Post
RIP. I still remember some of those press briefings, including "the luckiest truck driver in Iraq".
Those were absolute gold.

I have this one forever etched in my mind.

The General in front of one fo those maps discussing the latest carpet bombing of the day. He's interrupted by a reporter:

"General, what do you think of Saddam Hussein's military tactics and strategy?"

The General: As far as Saddam Hussein being a great military strategist, he is neither a strategist, nor is he schooled in the operational art, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general, nor is he a soldier.

Other than that he's a great military man-I want you to know that."

I was sitting in my living room and I thought my son was going to need to revive me after laughing so hard.
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