Quote Of The Day: They May Be Gay But They Ain’t Sissies Edition

“We have a gay guy [in the unit]. He’s big, he’s mean, and he kills lots of bad guys. No one cared that he was gay.”

— Special Forces Officer quoted in Pentagon DADT report

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  1. DC Loser says:

    But Senator McCain does.  Obviously that guy was a detriment to unit morale and needs to be kicked out!

  2. James Joyner says:

    I’m reminded of an exchange from the 1987 Nick Nolte flick “Extreme Prejudice.”

    Jack Benteen: “You know, Hank, the next thing, you’re gonna be complaining about the state legislature making women a Ranger. You know that.”
    Sheriff Hank Pearson: “Hell, I don’t care, as long as she’s 6’6″, mean as a snake.”