Self-centered sheep |

Self-centered sheep

Jeff Ackerman received a lot of criticism for having a negative opinion about Communist war profiteer Michael Moore’s movie without even viewing it. I will not see the movie either, and have an equally negative opinion of it.

I also would not accept offers of a gift ticket to see it, as I wouldn’t want any money funding Mr. Moore on my behalf, no matter who is foolish enough to pay for it. Even the promotional trailer shows the obvious editing Moore did to piece together scenes that take the true events well out of context.

And when I listen to the soldiers who said Moore refused to listen to their first-hand accounts of many, many positive developments in Iraq, that contributes to my opinion of the movie, too. As does the mother of the dead soldier who referred to Moore as a maggot feeding off her son’s death and funeral – a son, she said, who believed in his efforts and loved his country.

Hitler won over the less discerning self-centered sheep of his day with propaganda, too. I won’t be counted among them.

Sharon O’Brien-Lykins

Grass Valley

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