Actually, this has nothing to do with Englishmen, it was just part of the saying. Poetic license, as it were.
Trump Chooses “Mad Dog” Mattis for Pentagon Chief
Leftists foam at the mouth and gnash their teeth
They say he’s the closest thing to Gen. George Patton that we have and it’s about time.
AW, GEEZ… I’M A MONTH OLDER THAN HE IS. I THINK I’LL TAKE A NAP.
James Norman Mattis was born Sept. 8, 1950 in Pullman, Washington. He is a political Independent. In addition to the “Mad Dog” moniker, the nickname “Warrior Monk” has been applied to him. His reported radio call sign was “Chaos.” Mattis co-wrote the military’s counterinsurgency manual along with retired Army Gen. David Petraeus who is also under consideration for a post in Trump’s cabinet.
A Look into the Mind of Gen. James Mattis: 15 Quotes from Trump’s Secretary of Defense Pick
“Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.”
No war is over until the enemy says it’s over. We may think it over, we may declare it over, but in fact, the enemy gets a vote.”
You are part of the world’s most feared and trusted force. Engage your brain before you engage your weapon.
You go into Afghanistan, you got guys who slap women around for five years because they didn’t wear a veil. 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.”
9.“There are some people who think you have to hate them in order to shoot them. I don’t think you do. It’s just business.”
10.“The first time you blow someone away is not an insignificant event. That said, there are some assholes in the world that just need to be shot
I come in peace. I didn’t bring artillery. But I’m pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you f**k with me, I’ll kill you all.”
14.“Marines don’t know how to spell the word defeat.”
Meet General Mad Dog, the Marine Donald Trump has chosen to run the world’s most fearsome armed forces
‘The most important six inches on the battlefield is between your ears.’
‘Find the enemy that wants to end this experiment in American democracy and kill every one of them until they’re so sick of the killing that they leave us and our freedoms intact.’
‘For the mission’s sake, for our country’s sake, and the sake of the men who carried the Division’s colors in past battles – who fought for life and never lost their nerve – carry out your mission and keep your honor clean. Demonstrate to the world there is “No Better Friend – No Worse Enemy” than a US Marine.’
‘I am going to beg with you for a minute. I’m going to plead with you, do not cross us. Because if you do, the survivors will write about what we do here for 10,000 years.’
‘PowerPoint makes us stupid.’
‘You cannot allow any of your people to avoid the brutal facts. If they start living in a dream world, it’s going to be bad.’
HIS SENATE CONFIRMATION HEARING IS SHAPING UP TO BE MUST-SEE TV. IMAGINE THOSE POMPOUS WINDBAGS TRYING TO INTIMIDATE SOMEBODY WHO EATS CONCERTINA WIRE AND PISSES NAPALM.