UK Mag's Ignorant Sniff at 'Sniper,' and Americans: Movie 'More John Wayne Than Wilfred Owen'

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Feb 05, 2015 11:04 AM

The UK-based Economist magazine took a snotty tone trying to explain the popularity of American Sniper to its sophisticated worldwide audience, attributing the movie's popularity to mindless pro-American jingoism, mocking it as "more John Wayne than Wilfred Owen." Isn't the whole "John Wayne" caricature getting old?