15 quotes from Gen. Mad Dog' Mattis, slayer of bodies (Updated)
Multiple news outlets are reporting that retired Marine Gen. James Mattis is a strong contender to take on the role of Secretary of Defense in a Donald Trump administration.
Mattis is a favored military leader among Marines (and many throughout the military), who view him as gutsy, battle-proven general who tells it like it is. Mattis reportedly met with President-elect Trump at the real estate mogul’s New Jersey golf club Nov. 19 to discuss his potential role at Pentagon chief.
General James “Mad Dog” Mattis, who is being considered for Secretary of Defense, was very impressive yesterday. A true General’s General!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 20, 2016
Marine Corps Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis is known for his aggressive tactics and his even more aggressive quotes.
While he embraced counter-insurgency tactics with the rest of the military, his quotes put a decidedly lethal spin on “low-intensity combat.” Check out these 15 great Mattis quotes — but be warned… they’ll make you want to charge into hordes of America’s enemies with nothing but a Ka-Bar: