Michael Moore’s anti-American polemics and bomb-throwing “journalism” are usually taken with a grain of salt. But in the era of Trump, the salt shaker is nowhere to be found. And his new movie, Fahrenheit 11/9, has a Rotten Tomato score that indicates that the conspiracy-peddling director has hit the sweet spot in terms of what the media wants.
Beth Baumann at Townhall reported leftist filmmaker Michael Moore brought along David Hogg and other Parkland High liberal activists to the premiere of his new anti-Trump documentary Fahrenheit 11/9 at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film, designed to mobilize the Left to vote in the midterms, comes out on September 21. Hogg told the Canadian crowd they needed to get out and vote -- oops -- and then he said "I think Canadians can donate to political campaigns in the United States." Um, wrong-o.
New York Times book critic Dwight Garner had some modest praise for Fear, Watergate journalist Bob Woodward’s new peek at Donald Trump’s White House, but the main thrust of his review was Trump-bashing. The text box summed up Garner’s contemptuous take on Trump as a leader and human: “‘Fear’ portrays Donald J. Trump as a president displaying little knowledge and an utter lack of interest in learning anything at all.” And in his review of John Kerry's book, Garner floated a liberal conspiracy theory about the Ohio vote in 2004 that not even the Democratic Party signed on to.
Thursday night marks the premiere of Michael Moore’s new conspiracy-peddling, anti-Trump documentary, Fahrenheit 11/9. Hours before his big debut, Moore took to Twitter to wrap up all the lefty news narratives into one lame-brain conspiracy theory centered on “evil genius” President Donald Trump.
New York Times reporter Astead Herndon seethed over the rapturous reception granted to conservative activist Dinesh D’Souza’s latest documentary, Death of a Nation: “Film Likens Democrats To Nazis, to Big Applause.” Compare that horrified evisceration to the rapturous, unchallenging reception the paper gave far-left documentarian Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9-11, his anti-Bush conspiratorial release in 2004.
President Donald Trump’s “cataclysmic” pick of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court and his act of “treason” at his Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin prompted the media to turn up their outrage volume to 11 this month. The following are the worst liberal outbursts over the last month from lefty journalists and celebrities:
During Friday’s edition of HBO's Real Time, panelist and leftist documentary maker Michael Moore reiterated a point frequently made by host Bill Maher that “fascism is at the doorstep” and issued a call-to-action: “The vast majority believe in women’s rights, environmental stuff, don’t put people in jail for using drugs. All of that stuff, the majority are with us. We are the majority. Why don’t we start acting like we’re the majority?” Maher seemed pessimistic about America’s future, pointing out that “now, you can’t get back the Court.
We don't even know who President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee will be, but Jennifer Rubin thinks she can prevent his pick from being confirmed by the Senate. Half of her strategy involves telling Maine-headquartered L.L. Bean that it should threaten to "leave Maine" unless Pine Tree State Senator Susan Collins votes against Trump's nominee, and then follow through on that threat if she supports him or her. We'll stop there for a moment to let readers catch their breath.
Michael Moore has returned to inspire hope to the masses in this dark age known as the Trump administration. The shining hero appeared on Colbert to talk about his new anti-Trump movie, and to encourage Democrats that they have the numbers to take this nation back.
As President Trump delivered his State of the Union address on January 30, Hollywood expressed its outrage that Trump actually followed tradition and spoke to the people. Star Trek: The Next Generation actor Wil Wheaton posted before the address: “Tonight, Shitler is going to read a speech filled with lies and falsehoods. He will say things that sound reasonable, but won't mean any of them. Pundits will declare him to be Super Totally Presidential For Real This Time. Do not be fooled. He is a liar, a racist, and a disgrace.”
At an event called the “People’s State of the Union,” one would not expect so many progressive partisan speeches from out of touch celebrities.
But the event, which took place on January 29th in Manhattan, was just that. Between Wanda Sykes starting the rally with a Margaret Sanger story and Mark Ruffalo telling the audience, “Don’t let the Koch brothers think that they can buy the American government!’, the entire evening was merely leading up to Michael Moore’s incendiary stemwinder. In the speech, the grade A America hater and D- documentary director stated that the people “must remove and replace the system and the culture that gave us Trump in the first place!”