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Monday, January 10, 2005

America Must be Full of "Traitors"

posted by Jazz at 1/10/2005 06:39:00 AM

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Courtesy of Memeorandum and the New York Post. Why are there so many traitors? You only have to ask anyone at Dean's World, or Captain's Quarters, or Power Loons, and you'll be informed that anyone who doesn't violently oppose Michael Moore and his movie, Fahrenheit 9/11 is an unamerican traitor who supports terrorists. Yet strangely, the American public was allowed to pick the best movie of the year and that's exactly what they selected.
Michael Moore's film "Fahrenheit 9/11," which took a critical look at President Bush's actions after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, won the favorite movie award.

Moore dedicated his win to the U.S. troops fighting overseas and said he was "amazed" that people voted his film their favorite.

"I love making movies, and I'll take this as an invitation to make more 'Fahrenheit 9/11s,"' Moore said.

That quote alone made the entire award show worth while, if only to think of the reaction on the faces of the neocons.

Look... I was rather ambivalent about Moore's movie. He's had some good films and some real dogs, but Fahrenheit was somewhere in the middle. Parts of it, I thought, were thought provoking and raised some very serious questions about Bush. (Like we needed him for that.) Some other sections were much closer to tin foil hat country.

The only thing that makes me such a fan of the movie now, you see, is how much it gets the Bush supporting neocons worked up into a lathering frenzy. Anything that lends more attention to the film and forces the hawks to yank out more of their hair is fine by me. So, with that said, congratulations on your win, Mr. Moore.

To see some Bushies choking on their own bile, check out:

Wizbang, who immediately insists the vote must have been rigged. (Imagine that! A Republican talking about vote rigging!) "Michael Moore is supposed to win a People's Choice Award tonight for Fahrenheit 9/11. Martin Sheen, who plays the president on The West Wing, will be the presenter. By people they mean online poll cheaters"

Little Green Footballs (who constantly fights with Power Loons over the title of who destroyed CBS) is similarly apoplectic.