This is Michael Moore still trying to stay current and in the news.
Today is “Chris Kyle Day” in Texas, officially declared so by the state’s new governor, Greg Abbott. But it’s also a day when fresh rounds of “American Sniper” charges and counter-charges are flying.
As Western Journalism has reported extensively, leftist filmmaker and progressive provocateur Michael Moore has been widely criticized for his harsh criticism of the “American Sniper” Chris Kyle and other military sharpshooters. (You can see several of our previous posts on the forceful push back to Moore’s disparaging remarks here, here and here.)
Now, instead of being chastened by the many negative responses to his anti-military comments — responses from U.S. service personnel past and present, from other filmmakers and from politicians — Moore is adding fuel to the fire of controversy with another inflammatory statement.Writing on his Facebook page, Michael Moore calls his critics “American ISIS.”
This past week or so of hysterical attacks on me only proves that the American lovers of violence and the issuers of fatwas in OUR society haven’t gone away. They are our American Isis – “Criticize or mock those whom we deify, like our sainted sniper, and we will harm you most assuredly.”
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