U.S. general removed for calling erratic, delusional Afghan leaders erratic and delusional

posted at 8:33 pm on November 4, 2011 by Allahpundit

He told the truth. And for that, he must pay.

The two-star general flashed irritation when he brought up Karzai’s recent remarks that Afghanistan would side with Pakistan in a war against the U.S., blasting the president’s comments as “erratic,” and adding, “Why don’t you just poke me in the eye with a needle! You’ve got to be kidding me … I’m sorry, we just gave you $11.6 billion and now you’re telling me, ‘I don’t really care’?”

“When they are going to have a presidential election, you hope they get a guy that’s more articulate in public,” Fuller said during a visit to Washington for a conference…

Fuller says he responds [to Afghan leaders] by saying, “’You’re telling us that you’re not appreciative of $11.2 billion from the U.S. this year? We have challenges going on in our own country, and this is our national treasure.’”

In fact, the Afghan government made requests for F-16 fighter jets and tanks, even without the budget to use or maintain them, said Fuller. “I actually had someone senior tell me, ‘All I want to do is put them [tanks] on a flat bed and drive them around in a parade,” he said…

“You can teach a man how to fish, or you can give them a fish,” said Fuller. “We’re giving them fish while they’re learning, and they want more fish! [They say,] ‘I like swordfish, how come you’re giving me cod?’ Guess what? Cod’s on the menu today.”

Surely we can spare a few extra billion so that the Afghan government has tanks to parade around on flat beds. Politico published what he said this morning; by 6 p.m. ET, Gen. Allen had already removed him from duty, replete with lip service about “our current solid relationship with the government of Afghanistan.” According to National Journal, Fuller might be drummed out of the military altogether, which would make this one of the costliest Kinsleyan gaffes in recent political history. Three obvious points, then. One: As irritating as Karzai’s comments were about siding with Pakistan over the U.S., it’s not a crazy thing to say given his strategic predicament. We’re leaving and Pakistan’s staying and they’re ruthless and insane, so unless Karzai signals that he’s willing to play ball with them, there’s little future for him or his allies once ISI and their jihadi clients take over the country (again). Two: Fuller did, in fact, create a diplomatic problem for the White House and his commanders by saying what he said, which is a setback for whatever’s left of this mission. His frustration’s completely — completely — understandable, but it’s a slip in discipline. Soldiers are supposed to make the civilian leadership’s job easier, not harder. Three: Kicking him out of the service will be a mistake in every way for the simple reason that virtually anyone who reads those quotes will agree with him. Firing him will make a martyr of him, will draw more public attention to what he said, and will give the public yet another reason to wish we were out of there. It’d be a huge screw-up. I wonder if they’re foolish enough to do it.

Via Bluegrass Pundit, here’s the latest in “our current solid relationship with the government of Afghanistan.” Exit quotation: “These were not real Taliban ready to make peace. The governor was trying to fool the Americans.”

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Allen ’12!

turfmann on November 4, 2011 at 8:35 PM

Thank you general for your service and for speaking the truth. Seems bho and team can not handle the truth?
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letget on November 4, 2011 at 8:36 PM

Heck, this two star major general should be elevated to a four star general immediately, skip the third star.

SC.Charlie on November 4, 2011 at 8:38 PM

I saw this coming yesterday when I read that article.

Mark1971 on November 4, 2011 at 8:40 PM

Finally someone realizes Muslims are delusional. And he gets attacked for it.

pat on November 4, 2011 at 8:40 PM

Assistant Secretary of Defense in the next administration.

If that’s taken, Assistant Secretary of State.

You know what, never mind the DoD. I like the State idea better.

HitNRun on November 4, 2011 at 8:42 PM

But no consequences to our cackling Secy of State for gloating over the assassination of Qaddafi.

Got it.

Y-not on November 4, 2011 at 8:42 PM

The Won understands the killing part, he is clueless about the peace. I feel we have less influence than we have ever had. At least they were afraid of us before.

Cindy Munford on November 4, 2011 at 8:43 PM

Y-not on November 4, 2011 at 8:42 PM

That was just the worst, unbelievable.

Cindy Munford on November 4, 2011 at 8:44 PM

Well put. Our government doesn’t teach people how to fish. It only teaches people how to beg for more fish, and for good measure, hate the people that own big fishing boats.

RBMN on November 4, 2011 at 8:44 PM

Can we please keep a list of all of the fine leaders of the military whom in trying to keep our troops alive…

… have lost their jobs due to the political correctness of Obowma and the Liberal Left, so we can reinstate them, if they wish, after Obowma is dragged kicking and screaming from the White House?

Seven Percent Solution on November 4, 2011 at 8:45 PM

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canopfor on November 4, 2011 at 8:45 PM

How would Gen George S. Patton have responded?

listens2glenn on November 4, 2011 at 8:46 PM

Heck, how would Gen Omar Bradley have responded?

listens2glenn on November 4, 2011 at 8:49 PM

Well put. Our government doesn’t teach people how to fish. It only teaches people how to beg for more fish, and for good measure, hate the people that own big fishing boats.

RBMN on November 4, 2011 at 8:44 PM

Well stated your own damn self RBMN. That is the Occupy-whatever mantra.

darwin-t on November 4, 2011 at 8:49 PM

So did we win the war in Afghanistan like Obama said we would?

WisCon on November 4, 2011 at 8:49 PM

Or Gen Douglas McCarthur?

listens2glenn on November 4, 2011 at 8:50 PM

Fuller did, in fact, create a diplomatic problem for the White House and his commanders by saying what he said, which is a setback for whatever’s left of this mission.

And what exactly is left of the Afghan mission?

When Afghanistan says they will fight the US and back Pakistan what the hell is the point now, or in the future?

What mission?

sharrukin on November 4, 2011 at 8:50 PM

Exit quotation: “These were not real Taliban ready to make peace. The governor was trying to fool the Americans.”
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Taqiyya (lying,deceiving,illusion) Islam’s most important ideological wartool
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Quran 3:28 Taqiyya, the holy deception
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canopfor on November 4, 2011 at 8:50 PM

How would Gen George S. Patton have responded?

listens2glenn on November 4, 2011 at 8:46 PM

He would have gone through Obama like **** though a goose. He would have slaughtered the liberal huns by the bushel. He would have cut their living guts out… You get the idea.

turfmann on November 4, 2011 at 8:51 PM

There is a lot being said about Fuller’s comments, but what is not being said, by anyone, is that what he said was wrong.

The whole damned problem with the whole damned international community is that nobody has that gonads to just say the truth. What could it possibly hurt to go about these things with the truth?

And if the b*stard wants tanks for a parade, give him some styrofoam ones like Obama’s Greek columns.

MikeA on November 4, 2011 at 8:51 PM

We’re leaving and Pakistan’s staying and they’re ruthless and insane, so unless Karzai signals that he’s willing to play ball with them, there’s little future for him or his allies once ISI and their jihadi clients take over the country (again).

Once we’re gone, Karzai’s a goner. Why would the Pakistani’s keep him around in any event?

SlaveDog on November 4, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Oh, and BTW, how Fuller for V.P?

SlaveDog on November 4, 2011 at 8:54 PM

Once we’re gone, Karzai’s a goner. Why would the Pakistani’s keep him around in any event?

SlaveDog on November 4, 2011 at 8:53 PM

As a liaison to the west. Having Karzai as a figurehead makes it harder for the U.S. to meddle. He’s our hand-picked guy.

Allahpundit on November 4, 2011 at 8:56 PM

Just why shouldn’t the Afghanis be given tanks to parade around on flatbeds? We’ve learned much about diverse cultures over the last few years, but still can’t seem to get over our antiMuslim prejudice. If they want tanks, GIVE THEM THE TANKS! AND THE FLATBEDS! Otherwise it looks like we’re just in it for the oil.

a capella on November 4, 2011 at 8:56 PM

Why didn’t Gen. Allen call for getting out of Afcrapistan years ago before so much more Blood and Treasure was lost?

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on November 4, 2011 at 8:57 PM

. . . . . You get the idea.

turfmann on November 4, 2011 at 8:51 PM

I did before you posted, but I thoroughly enjoy hearing it from others.
So, thanks!

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listens2glenn on November 4, 2011 at 8:59 PM

We are packed to the gills with foreign affairs geniuses with bars and ribbons giving lectures around the clock. They say we must bleed and be robbed blind to fund misogynists, pedophiles, thugs, warlords and cronies so they’ll like us. Our women soldiers wear hijabs. Others are forced to watch videos of men kissing. The one thing our experts have accomplished is to drive Christianity out of the mid-east and install Islam. Now they’re doing the same for Africa.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on November 4, 2011 at 9:00 PM

If he had “insulted” a Christian-based country he’d have gotten a promotion.

SouthernGent on November 4, 2011 at 9:01 PM

The Pentagon is packed with (PICS) Perfumed Islam Compliant Shlemiels

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on November 4, 2011 at 9:02 PM

If they want tanks, GIVE THEM THE TANKS! AND THE FLATBEDS!

What the hell for?

It isn’t anti-Muslim to want them to take care of their own country and acquire some competence in looking out for themselves.

Otherwise it looks like we’re just in it for the oil.

a capella on November 4, 2011 at 8:56 PM

Afghanistan has no oil.

sharrukin on November 4, 2011 at 9:03 PM

As a liaison to the west. Having Karzai as a figurehead makes it harder for the U.S. to meddle. He’s our hand-picked guy.

Allahpundit on November 4, 2011 at 8:56 PM

That’s a point. We’ll know in the fullness of time.

SlaveDog on November 4, 2011 at 9:04 PM

I know a GOP presidential contender who could use some foreign policy advisers…

kringeesmom on November 4, 2011 at 9:04 PM

He would have gone through Obama like **** though a goose. He would have slaughtered the liberal huns by the bushel. He would have cut their living guts out… You get the idea.

turfmann on November 4, 2011 at 8:51 PM

And that would just be a warmup. Then he would land at the Pentagon and kick their asses into kingdom come.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on November 4, 2011 at 9:05 PM

Y-not on November 4, 2011 at 8:42 PM
That was just the worst, unbelievable.

Cindy Munford on November 4, 2011 at 8:44 PM

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canopfor on November 4, 2011 at 9:05 PM

I know a GOP presidential contender who could use some foreign policy advisers…

kringeesmom on November 4, 2011 at 9:04 PM

Herman Cain? When he said that he would not have any Muslims in his administration (although he did walk back that some when under withering fire) he showed, by that one act alone, and beyond shadow of doubt, that his knowledge of foreign policy and international affairs is far superior to that of Bush, Rice, Obama, Clinton, Petraeus, Casey and the whole G-d damned Pentagon combined. Cain may not know that much about foreign policy and international affairs but at least what he does know is not all wrong and anti-American and he is not spending American Blood and Treasure to support Islam and I doubt that he ever would.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on November 4, 2011 at 9:08 PM

New Republican front runner! I’d vote for him.

rbj on November 4, 2011 at 9:09 PM

Maybe the Pakistani’s can pick up Jesse Ventura to run Afghanistan after we’re gone.

He’s looking for a new country.

SlaveDog on November 4, 2011 at 9:09 PM

But no consequences to our cackling Secy of State for gloating over the assassination of Qaddafi.

Got it.

Y-not on November 4, 2011 at 8:42 PM

Of course, we aren’t monetarily or politically invested in Libya—for Obama, it’s all about the money and votes. Obama could care less about our heroes in Afghanistan as long as they come home before his next crowning.

Rovin on November 4, 2011 at 9:10 PM

Clueless Condi is a moron who thinks Mulims are like American Blacks during the civil rights struggles during her childhood in Buckingham.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on November 4, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Birmingham

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on November 4, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Obama needs to go French kiss Karzai now to make it all better.

SirGawain on November 4, 2011 at 9:13 PM

Ummh. How painful for me to agree with Allah. But when you’re right, you’re right. You hit three nails on the head. He was out of line even for a two star, but I will vote for him if he runs for public office.

FalseProfit on November 4, 2011 at 9:13 PM

How would Gen George S. Patton have responded?

listens2glenn on November 4, 2011 at 8:46 PM

listen2glenn:

Patton would of,taken care of the Lefty Bleed’n Hearts
that is now the current political correctness atmosphere!!
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The Famous Patton Speech
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Patton paused, took a deep breath, and continued,
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“Each man must not think only of himself, but also of his buddy fighting beside him.

We don’t want yellow cowards in this Army. They should be killed off like rats.

If not, they will go home after this war and breed more cowards.

The brave men will breed more brave men. Kill off the Goddamned cowards

and we will have a nation of brave men.

http://pattonhq.com/speech.html

canopfor on November 4, 2011 at 9:13 PM

canopfor on November 4, 2011 at 9:13 PM

Hussein Louie Obama’s and his Stalinist corruptocrat’s campaign strategy is inadequate to maintain them in a serious action such as the Tea Party will put to them. They have corruption in the coop, hate on the hoof, OWS turning wherever they go into an open outhouse, taqiyya on the tongue and bats in the belfry — that’s their campaign strategy. They can probably maintain themselves in the type of fighting the Tea Party will give them in Mexifornia and a few quisling states in the North East front. After that it will make no difference how many thousands of zombies they have voting for them early and often, and if Americans want America and the Presidency back in 2012, the Tea Party will give it to them.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on November 4, 2011 at 9:17 PM

Allen ’12!

turfmann on November 4, 2011 at 8:35 PM

My very first thought, too.

nukemhill on November 4, 2011 at 9:19 PM

We’ve been making enemies in Afghanistan and Iraq for 10 years now and wasting money there.

Karzai is right about that.

Spathi on November 4, 2011 at 9:21 PM

Son, we live in a world that has walls, and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns. Who’s gonna do it? You? You, Lt. Weinburg? I have a greater responsibility than you could possibly fathom. You weep for Santiago, and you curse the Marines. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know. That Santiago’s death, while tragic, probably saved lives. And my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, saves lives. You don’t want the truth because deep down in places you don’t talk about at parties, you want me on that wall, you need me on that wall. We use words like honor, code, loyalty. We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punchline. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather you just said thank you, and went on your way, Otherwise, I suggest you pick up a weapon, and stand a post. Either way, I don’t give a damn what you think you are entitled to.

General Fuller, thanks for talking truth to putzes.

TXUS on November 4, 2011 at 9:27 PM

sharrukin on November 4, 2011 at 9:03 PM

Oh. No oil? Then why are we there? :) Besides, they really, really want the tanks and the Taliban, who would end up with them, would look good in them, even just riding on flatbeds, and make them feel better about themselves. It would probably change their attitude towards us. We always wonder why Muslims hate us,..simple,..we don’t give them enough tanks.

a capella on November 4, 2011 at 9:32 PM

Oh. No oil? Then why are we there? :) Besides, they really, really want the tanks and the Taliban, who would end up with them, would look good in them, even just riding on flatbeds, and make them feel better about themselves. It would probably change their attitude towards us. We always wonder why Muslims hate us,..simple,..we don’t give them enough tanks.

a capella on November 4, 2011 at 9:32 PM

Given the low quality of leftist trolls haunting this site, and that this is the Internet, I do think you should invest in a few sarcasm tags.

Those tanks would look cool though would they?

sharrukin on November 4, 2011 at 9:36 PM

Afghanistan has no oil.

sharrukin on November 4, 2011 at 9:03 PM

No, but Bush wanted to run a pipeline through the country. Unfortunately for Bush, the place where they thought there was oil barely had any. So to IRAK he did go. Oh, Afghanistan has Opium. LOTS AND LOTS OF IT!!! The US made sure that they were back to full production.

Damn, sounds like a conspiracy theory. Wish it was.

MrX on November 4, 2011 at 9:39 PM

a capella on November 4, 2011 at 8:56 PM

Afghanistan doesn’t have oil, but it does have lots of critical minerals and ores…and poppies. You can bet that China and Russia want the former, and the latter can fund lots of Muslim mayhem.

onlineanalyst on November 4, 2011 at 9:40 PM

onlineanalyst on November 4, 2011 at 9:40 PM

I was teasing.

a capella on November 4, 2011 at 9:41 PM

onlineanalyst on November 4, 2011 at 9:40 PM

Heck yeah, ya gotta have poppies.

listens2glenn on November 4, 2011 at 9:45 PM

onlineanalyst on November 4, 2011 at 9:40 PM
I was teasing.

a capella on November 4, 2011 at 9:41 PM

I knew that, but lots of people don’t know some of the facts of the situation.

onlineanalyst on November 4, 2011 at 9:46 PM

onlineanalyst on November 4, 2011 at 9:46 PM

Yeah, I should have tagged it.

a capella on November 4, 2011 at 9:49 PM

How would Gen George S. Patton have responded?

listens2glenn on November 4, 2011 at 8:46 PM
“Get me some more gloves so I can slap the hsit outa these cowardly sons of bitches in the WH”.

Col.John Wm. Reed on November 4, 2011 at 9:56 PM

Looks like we just got an awesome House or Senate candidate. Where does he call home?

18-1 on November 4, 2011 at 10:07 PM

General Fuller, thanks for talking truth to putzes.

TXUS on November 4, 2011 at 9:27 PM

Nice post. ( :

listens2glenn on November 4, 2011 at 11:18 PM

Or Gen Douglas McCarthur?
listens2glenn on November 4, 2011 at 8:50 PM

After WW2, most Japanese citizens didn’t know who Harry Truman was. To them, McCarthur was America; in equal parts stern and fair. This kind of erratic and delusional whining would have been inconceivable back then.

And that has nothing to do with any stupid-ass “cultural” crap. Individual human beings are individual human beings; ignore their sociopathic leaders, and every man, woman and child on earth will respond in the same way to someone who treats them with both respect and discipline.

Barack Hussein Obama, sadly, has absolutely no clue what either of those things are. If his kind of “statesmanship” had been practiced after WW2, Japan, Italy and Germany would still be Fascist countries today.

logis on November 4, 2011 at 11:19 PM

Extracting a tumor hurts.

Islam is a tumor.

Noticing it is not pc or multicultural.

Three cheers- and stars- for the General!

profitsbeard on November 4, 2011 at 11:28 PM

Politics

Shucks, Jesus fed everyone with a few fish. The US gov’t should keep everybody happy, too. Sturgeon or caviar if they want.

Considering all the folks we helped in the last decade, only the Kurds seem to even slightly appreciate our dead heroes and folks coming back to the US with mental or physical damage.

And the deadly weapons? Did anyone ever laugh at the character Chucky even though he did look a little like a puppet?

I wonder if 18-1 knows what he does to Patriot fans.

IlikedAUH2O on November 4, 2011 at 11:50 PM

Firing him will make a martyr of him, will draw more public attention to what he said, and will give the public yet another reason to wish we were out of there. It’d be a huge screw-up. I wonder if they’re foolish enough to do it.

… in 3 … 2 … 1 ….

yeah. There, now that hardly required any thought at all, did it.

dissent555 on November 4, 2011 at 11:55 PM

..logis on November 4, 2011 at 11:19 PM

.with both respect and discipline.

Barack Hussein Obama, sadly, has absolutely no clue what either of those things are.

Respect, Discipline?

Look at how He was raised. Dad leaves, mom leaves. Grand ma just steps in and everything is peachy. As a matter of fact, it is better!

What a lesson for the kid:

Don’t take care of your kids and somebody sends them to a top prep school, then all the lefty crap of our colleges. No wonder he can’t figure out why everyone just can’t be given everything.

IlikedAUH2O on November 4, 2011 at 11:57 PM

logis on November 4, 2011 at 11:19 PM

Yup. ( :

listens2glenn on November 5, 2011 at 12:17 AM

I wonder if 18-1 knows what he does to Patriot fans.

IlikedAUH2O on November 4, 2011 at 11:50 PM

I just want to make sure everyone is aware of what to do in a choking situation. :)

18-1 on November 5, 2011 at 12:42 AM

In Afghanistan our own military has been trying to remold our own Army and Marines in the image of Islam, Allah be praised, not remold the Muslims into our image, Allah forbid. Inferior Infidel American Women Solders and Marines are made to wear the Hijab, Allah be praised, American troops are ordered to respect Islam and the Koran, even to keep their filthy apes and pigs dhimmi hands off it when doing any searches, Allah be praised. United States Marines are being taught to not spit toward Mecca, to not urinate toward Mecaa and to not sleep with their boots facing Mecca, Allah be praised. Obviously Marines must always be aware of where Mecca is relative to them, Allah be praised. There is now even a USMC Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning, Allah be praised, to teach Marines to comport themselves in an Islamically approved fashion. ISAF guidance to all troops in Afghanistan is to revere the Koran and its teachings, Allah be praised. That’s the clear message of COIN Advisory 20100924-001, which can be found at the ISAF Mosque, I’m sorry I mean ISAF website. We now, under it’s current Generals, have an Army and Marine corp that the great Army and Marine generals of the past would not even recognize, ones that they would consider to be their sworn enemy.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on November 5, 2011 at 1:21 AM

Major General Fuller is a good man. His sin really is speaking the truth. We gain nothing by punishing him. To the contrary, we only unwisely make comfortable an Afghan government needing gratitude, reform and realism.

Phil Byler on November 5, 2011 at 7:14 AM

Once we’re gone, Karzai’s a goner. Why would the Pakistani’s keep him around in any event?

SlaveDog on November 4, 2011 at 8:53 PM

They need him to host the Muslim version of Project Runway.

AZCoyote on November 5, 2011 at 7:26 AM

Egypt gets $1.3 billion American every year in military aid. This is for a regime that we apparently wanted replaced, since when it was challenged America was on the side of the “Arab Spring” and the eventual, inevitable transfer of power to the Muslim Brotherhood.

I don’t know why America has a bipartisan policy of giving billions of dollars to intractably hostile populations and enemy governments.

I’m just glad this is all free money that comes from nowhere. Because if honest Americans would ultimately be taxed for all this waste, that would really be tragic.

David Blue on November 5, 2011 at 7:59 AM

I’m sorry, we just gave you $11.6 billion and now you’re telling me, ‘I don’t really care’?”

Hell, even a prostitute fakes appreciation . . .

BigAlSouth on November 5, 2011 at 8:27 AM

Gen. Fuller is being reassigned to a PC reeducation camp as we speak. Too bad we keep losing the good ones. Maybe he should give Col. West a call.

Kissmygrits on November 5, 2011 at 9:09 AM

Generals are de facto politicians…one would think they’d realize that by now. They can’t carry out political policy and be immune from said politics.

Even though the man is right matters little of course to his superiors intent on playing the game.

Dr. ZhivBlago on November 5, 2011 at 9:39 AM

I’m sure the general will be retired at the ONE STAR LEVEL… Even money…

Khun Joe on November 5, 2011 at 12:39 PM

He spoke out of turn. It’s not his job to make statements like this, even if they’re true.

Sometimes the statement in a situation like this is ambiguous — perhaps too political, perhaps not. But in this case, the general should have known the sentiments were above his paygrade, period.

Congress gets to posture like that; in the executive, the State Department gets to talk about such things but must toe the president’s line on them. The military shuts up about them. End of story.

J.E. Dyer on November 5, 2011 at 3:09 PM

It is the same old thing, tell the truth and get fired. I agree with the General 100%, he should get a medal, not relieved.

old war horse on November 6, 2011 at 4:34 AM

I can’t wait to see him on FNC. Those comments should be RICH!!!

Mr. Grump on November 7, 2011 at 7:08 AM