25 March 2003 - not supposed to

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Reporter: [to viewers] With resistance in the rear, this war is not going as it was supposed to.
General: Lessin’, o’ course, you read the papers last week. Th’ outlines was all laid out of pretty durn much everything that’s happened since, ‘cepting the first strike.
Reporter: But the troops were obviously surprised.
General: In the military, we like to distinguish between tactical surprise and strategic—
Reporter: Be quiet down there, I’ve got journalistic integrity to keep up.
Second Reporter: Ooh, ooh, a story about the media!
General: Integrity don’t matter one whit if ya ain’t got a brain in yer noggin.
Reporter: A what?
Second Reporter: Reporter, just a few questions....

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