JANUARY 1, 2015
Chris Kyle wasn’t an Ivy League graduate and didn’t come from privilege. He was just a country boy. He played football and baseball and showed cows in Future Farmers of America events. He was a Texas boy who loved the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Longhorns. He was an All American Kid. An Everyday Hero. If it wasn’t for the movie American Sniper, starring Bradley Cooper, which was released one week ago on Christmas day, most Americans outside the Navy SEALs, U.S. Special Operations, and a whole lot of Texans would probably have never heard of Chris Kyle.
It matters not what you think about the United States’ involvement in war in the Middle East, or why you think we have sent American boys and girls to that area. That’s all irrelevant. And, candidly, I couldn’t care less about your attitudes…
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