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
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
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,
The radio went silent and the interview ended.
And all I could think was, "Go Army!"