The “American ISIS” — that’s what NewsBusters spots Michael Moore dubbing his critics in a lengthy interview in Vice magazine:
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.”
But a decade ago, Michael was pretty darn keen on ISIS’ forerunners in Iraq, likening them to America’s Minutemen:
Could it simply be that Moore changes his position when it comes to terrorists in Iraq based on who is in office in the White House at the time? He’s very large* so I’m sure he contains multiples of opinions to suit the moment:
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Related: At Townhall, Katie Pavlich spots “Good News: American Eco-Fascists Now Praising Saudis As Their “Best Ally” in Fight Against Keystone.”
Not at all surprising, since Al Gore kissed off his environmentalist obsessions at the beginning of 2013 by getting into bed with petroleum-rich Qatar, only three years after the Washington Post noted that “Osama bin Laden embraces his inner Al Gore,” shortly before OBL’s death by a massive overdose of lead poisoning. (Speaking of Mobius Loops.)
* Though not career-wise for over a decade, hence Moore’s current efforts to grab Eastwood’s coattails and hang on for another 15 minutes of fame.