Zwar ein definitver Hoax – aber lustig: For those that don’t know him, Major General Peter Cosgrove is an Australian treasure
General Cosgrove was interviewed on the radio recently.
You’ll love his reply to the lady who interviewed him concerning guns
and children. Regardless of how you feel about gun laws you gotta love
this! This is one of the best comeback lines of all time. It is a
portion of an ABC interview between a female broadcaster and General
Cosgrove who was about to sponsor a Boy Scout Troop visiting his
So, General Cosgrove, what things are you going to teach these young boys when they visit your base?
We’re going to teach them climbing, canoeing, archery and shooting.
Shooting! That’s a bit irresponsible, isn’t it?
I don’t see why, they’ll be properly supervised on the rifle range.
Don’t you admit that this is a terribly dangerous activity to be teaching children?
I don’t see how. We will be teaching them proper rifle discipline before they even touch a firearm.!
But you’re equipping them to become violent killers.
Well, Ma’am, you’re equipped to be a prostitute, but you’re not one, are you?
The radio went silent and the interview ended.
Entrevista que se hizo en una emisora australiana, a un General del ejercito australiano, en referencia a una visita que iban a hacer unos boys scouts a una base militar. La entrevista está en inglés, pero he encontrado una fideligna traducción: cofreculturalcastellano.blogspot.com/2009/05/entrevista-al-general-ausl