I agree with all you guys. The number one rule for moose encounter in the backcountry is to give the animal a clear escape route. Not only was the snow deep off trail, the moose appeared to be quite fatigued. Maybe it had been struggling in the deep snow prior to making the trail? In any case, they were only a hundred yards or so (or so I gathered from the video) from the clearing.
I also am a proud, concealed carry permit wielding, life member of the NRA. But I think that not only is this guy a moron, he, because of an apparent over willingness to use his weapon (my opinion), is representative of all the trouble that some gun users are too willing bring upon the lot of us. My