American Sniper widow Taya Kyle has a brutal response for Michael Moore after he unleashed a vile attack on Carryn Owens, who received recognition from President Donald Trump on behalf of her fallen Navy Seal husband, William “Ryan” Owens.
Donald Trump and the House and Senate members gave her one of the longest standing ovations during his presidential address.
“Ryan laid down his life for his friends, for his country, and for our freedom. We will never forget him,” Trump said, as her tears streamed down her face and she looked to the sky.
Chris Kyle’s wife knew of which she spoke. Carryn Owens is not some “poor woman” who wasn’t strong or intelligent enough to know exactly what she was doing at Trump’s joint address. She was honoring her husband right alongside the rest of America!
During a segment of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews, Michael Moore claimed Carryn Owens being present for the president’s speech to Congress was “sort of a f**k you to the people who are criticizing him for this [the Yemen raid].” Moore went on to alleged Ryan Owens’ widow was too “desperate” in her grief to fully comprehend why President Trump invited her to his speech.
If anyone TRIED to use Carryn Owens as a pawn, it was Michael Moore. His demeaning comments about the brave and strong woman should have feminists outraged, but that didn’t happen.
The liberal director bashed Trump for daring to recognize a fallen hero and commend the sacrifice of both the Navy SEAL and his family. This man has no shame.
Hearing the president of the United States honor the man who captured and cared for her heart and then gave his life for his country was a moment of pride for the widow. She was not seeking attention or being used — she was being a good wife.
“And to use that to put another notch on his belt,” Moore also said when bashing Carryn Owens, according to BizPac Review, “and what is he thinking about? ‘My ratings. Record Applause. I’m going to get an Emmy for this, most applause for a dead soldier on my watch!’ This is the sickness of this man.”
Women like Carryn Owens and Taya Kyle are not victims, pawns, or weak. They had to be strong long before losing the loves of their lives.
Every time Ryan or Chris walked out the door, Taya and Carryn knew there was better than a 50/50 chance they might not ever walk back through it.
Women like that, well, they don’t get used. They keep a stiff upper lip and prepare for what might come.
Carryn Owens deserved the spotlight, as do so many other military widows and widowers. We rarely get the chance to let them know we share in their grief and thank them for their spouse’s sacrifice and for the one they themselves gave when sleeping alone while the other half of their heart was in a foreign land after willingly going into harm’s way.