Aug 26, 2012 No Comments ›› Pat Dollard
Excerpted from The Blaze: Famous drill instructor Lee Ermey — best known for his appearance in the movie “Full Metal Jacket” — says he was fired from his gig as a GEICO insurance personality because he criticized President Obama.
Last December, Ermey — also known as “Gunney” — made headlines by blasting the economy and linking Obama to socialism:
But the plot thickened in January when Ermey came out and apologized, drawing the ire of some of his fans. And now, despite that apology, Ermey says GEICO fired him because of the statements.