People Are Shook By What The Defense Secretary Said When Asked "What Keeps Him Awake"

"Guns carry Mattis for protection."

Secretary of Defense James Mattis was on Face the Nation Sunday with host John Dickerson. After discussing President Trump's stance on the Paris Agreement, Mattis was asked: "What keeps you awake at night?"

Q: What keeps you awake at night? Sec. of Defense Mattis: Nothing, I keep other people awake at night

"Nothing," he replied. "I keep other people awake at night."

A lottttttt of people were shook by the answer. "Guns carry Mattis for protection," said this person.

@FaceTheNation @redsteeze Guns carry Mattis for protection.

"MATTIS: I am the one who knocks."

MATTIS: I am the one who knocks.

He was called a "national treasure"...

This answer, right here, is why SecDef Mattis is a national treasure.

...and categorized as a badass.

Ass Category: Bad

Spoken like a true badass!!!!

Other people were less fond of the the tough talk.

That was cute, until you think about all the civilian casualties from his drone strikes

Some people don't take pride in imitating bad movie villains, "Mad Dog"

And some were just in it for the meme.

Oh, that's gonna be a good Facebook meme

In his interview, Mattis also discussed threats posed by North Korea, Russia, and ISIS. You can check out the full interview here.

Sweet dreams, everyone.

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