Maggot Michael Moore Makes Major’s Mom Mad

John McCaslin reports that,

The family of U.S. Air Force Maj. Gregory Stone was shocked to learn that video footage of the major’s Arlington National Cemetery burial was included by Michael Moore in his movie “Fahrenheit 9/11.” Stone was killed in March 2003 by a grenade that officials said was thrown into his tent by Sgt. Hasan K. Akbar, who is on trial for murder.

It’s been a big shock, and we are not very happy about it, to say the least,” Kandi Gallagher, Stone’s aunt and family spokeswoman, tells Washington Times reporter Audrey Hudson. We are furious that Greg was in that casket and cannot defend himself, and my sister, Greg’s mother, is just beside herself,” Gallagher said. “She is furious. She called him a ‘maggot that eats off the dead.'”

Now that’s harsh.

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Comments

  1. Mike says:

    Well said Mom.

  2. Beldar says:

    Harsh, but apt.

  3. nepas says:

    not a moore fan and don’t want to defend him. but surprised it took so long to find her. i get the feeling hudson fed her the quote. let’s hope it’s that and not that she asked for payment, didn’t get it and is speaking out now.

  4. McGehee says:

    Nepas, if you’re going to attack the woman’s integrity like that you’ll need to back it up.

  5. James F says:

    I don’t trust McCaslin’s anecdotes.

  6. nepas says:

    mcgehee,

    guess you’re a rove puppet ’cause you can’t read. the expression i used was ‘let’s hope it’s not.’ you’ve got to ask why only the washington times had this story and why did her distaste take so long to surface.

    can’t make it any clearer for you.

  7. George says:

    I think the times have payd for that. Thats a very popular practice – pay and get the product – the article.