If you thought the criticism of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and the biopic on his life, “American Sniper” couldn’t get any worse, you’d be wrong.
Very, very wrong.
Here is Sheldon Richman, vice president of The Future of Freedom Foundation and editor of FFF’s monthly journal, comparing Kyle to Adam Lanza, the madman behind the shooting at the Sandy Hook elementary school:
And his conclusion:
Let’s type that again as the enormity of his accusation settles in:
Excuse me, but I have trouble seeing an essential difference between what Kyle did in Iraq and what Adam Lanza did at Sandy Hook Elementary School. It certainly was not heroism.
And we’ll end it with this: