November 4, 2010
Who's an Enemy?
Filmmaker and activist Michael Moore appeared on MSNBC's "Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" a day after the midterm elections. After viewing a short clip of President Obama's White House Press Conference from earlier in the day, O'Donnell provided the set up by way of sarcasm: "[The president] finally understands what the voters want him to do." Moore smirked his response, "No," and explained that we all like Obama because he's a good guy, very well meaning, and generous of spirit. And then Michael Moore said something interesting about the president:"Here's what he doesn't get: When your opponent states clearly that ‘our number one job in the next two years is to make sure you don't have a second term, our number one job is to defeat you and embarrass you,' you don't respond with Kumbaya, let's hold hands. What part of what they are saying to him doesn't he get?"O'Donnell quipped, "Do you know what your opponent sounds like when he...(Read Full Post)