“... A hero is not how many people you’ve killed. ..."
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura ratcheted up his rhetoric against Chris Kyle, the subject of the widely cheered “American Sniper” movie, suggesting that the now-deceased U.S. Navy SEAL was hardly the hero that he’s painted — that if you think about it, even the Nazis had heroes.
“A hero should have honor,” Mr. Ventura said during an interview on Fox News Radio with Alan Colmes. “A hero is not how many people you’ve killed. You know he’s obviously a great sniper. He’s obviously a great shot. He obviously did his job correctly. Alan, let me fire this one at you: Do you think the Nazis have heroes?”
Mr. Colmes said the Nazis fought for a cause “we can’t condone,” the transcript of the interview stated.
And Mr. Ventura’s reply:
Mr. Colmes then asked is he was comparing the Nazi conquests with the U.S. missions in war.