Lt. Gen. James Mattis, who led troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, made the comments at a conference Tuesday in San Diego.
"Actually it's quite fun to fight 'em, you know. It's a hell of a hoot. It's fun to shoot some people. I'll be right up front with you, I like brawling," said Mattis.
"You go into Afghanistan, you got guys who slap women around for five years because they didn't wear a veil," Mattis said during a panel discussion. "You know, guys like that ain't got no manhood left anyway. So it's a hell of a lot of fun to shoot them."
His boss (Commandant of the Marine Corps General Hagee) had something to say,
"I have counseled him concerning his remarks and he agrees he should have chosen his words more carefully,"Ahhhhh, to be a fly on that wall. I'm not sure my feelings are exactly in-line with LT GEN Mattis, but I'm not a Marine.
I will tell you who's feelings LT GEN Mattis is in line with. He looks like him, he kind of talks like him (the real one-not George C. Scott), and if you take time to
Glad he is on our side.
UPDATE: Good news. Both