Michael Moore can’t seem to ever keep his mouth closed, whether he is spewing non-sense or stuffing it with twinkies.
Writing on his Facebook page, Moore has assigned what many would consider a hateful and incendiary label to those who have expressed strong reactions to his continued sniping at the legacy of Chris Kyle as well as the hit movie about his heroic, war-fighting experience.
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.”
If Moore’s intent was to once more fan the flames of emotional reaction, he has succeeded. In calling his critics “American ISIS,” Moore is comparing those who have expressed their outrage in words with a terrorist organization that has committed outrageous acts — beheadings, mass executions, the widespread slaughter of innocents, the cruel oppression of those who would stand in its way, as well as the senseless disruption of countless lives by the wanton destruction of property.
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