Fox & Friends guest says "I feel like we have been at war with Iran for 40 years" and likens escalating tensions to a bar fight
Sean Parnell: "I don't like to fight, but if I walk into a bar and a drunk guy starts throwing punches at me, I'm going to fight"
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From the May 17 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:
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BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Sean, there's a lot of intelligence flying back and forth about are we misinterpreting what Iran's doing or are they misinterpreting what we're doing. They were loading missiles on ships. They were -- they said they were doing a response to the presence of our ships. Is there a chance of miscommunication?
SEAN PARNELL (CEO, BRANDING FREEDOM): I mean, there might be. I mean, I feel like I would like to know a little bit more about the threat that we face. I think that the Trump administration probably should figure out a way to release a non-classified version of whatever the threat is so that --
KILMEADE: Tuesday, lawmakers are briefed.
PARNELL: Yeah. So I -- but this truthfully should not be a surprise to anybody. I feel like we have been at war with Iran for 40 years like -- I don't like to fight, but if I walk into a bar and a drunk guy starts throwing punches at me, I'm going to fight whether I like it or not. And the fact of the matter is that Iran has been killing Americans for 40 years now, and we've really done nothing about it.