Michael Moore and Howard Dean have doubled down on their anti-American Sniper rhetoric and one former Navy Seal is having none of it.
"The people who go see this movie are people who are very angry," said Howard Dean.
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Jason Redmond, former Navy Seal and good friend of Chris Kyle whom the movie is based off of, went after the remarks.
"The only angry people out there across America right now are the people that are angry, are pompous ego maniacs like Michael Moore, Seth Rogan, Howard Dean, and Bill Maher," Redman said. "Neither one of these guys were in a situation where they were willing to lay down their lives for their beliefs. That's what every American veteran did, gave them the right to make stupid comments like that, and it's insulting."
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Michael Moore, for his part, seemed to be backing off his original controversial statement last week. That impression certainly ended when the filmmaker tweeted: "Tomorrow's Sunday School (1) What Would Jesus Do? Oh, I know what he'd do — hide on top of a roof and shoot people in the back!"
American Sniper, a story about the most lethal sniper in American history with 160 confirmed kills, has been a tremendous success in the box office. The movie has enjoyed rave reviews and broken box office records while already earning over $200 million.