It's a political documentary so there's not much in the way of facts that you can rely on.
If the very same story was done by the other side, they would be equally convincing with their point of view.
These backroom operatives literally hate each other and will do anything , say anything, lie and cheat and spread bad publicity, to get the results they want.
Now, I look at the current story from the point of view of a lifelong socialist who grew up in poverty back in England. A person who had a justifiable chip on his shoulder because of the terrible inequity in English society.
Bear with me for a little background before I get to the review
Socialism was an honorable pursuit in those days because so many of the underclass were treated like beasts of burden. Feed them and water them and you don't have to do anything more.
So, I was led to believe that a vote for Socialists would even the playing field, would ease the chains of poverty and develop a more just society.
As it took a toehold we saw the introduction of HealthCare, Universal Education, Workplace Reform, Unemployment Insurance and Social Housing... all immeasurably good progressions.
Then socialism lost its way; in taking away some of the necessities that are the individual's responsibilities and assuming them for the State, incentive was nullified. This was compounded by the socialist's inability to manage its reforms properly, tax income just gushed down the drains.
They got so carried away with their anger at the monied classes that they expanded their programs to the point where it was more beneficial for some to stay at home and do nothing.
Eventually you didn't even have to leave home to get your benefits.
The biggest weakness was that their anger blinded them to things they could have learned from the capitalists.
This picture became clearer as I grew older and realized that I would get nowhere in this life if I just sat on my ass and complained, so I did something about it.
I got a good job with the Government with unionized protection, didn't like the way the Union was run, so ran for President and was voted in.
It was this seminal moment in my life that I realized that the Union Organization was more cruel to its members in many aspects, than the Employer itself was.
The executive were all driven by blind hate. The most radical of them were intractable nutters and after a couple of years of this I surfaced as an unapologetic right winger, they never forgave me for it.
This background is just to lead you up to the side I fall on when it comes to reviewing this Doc.
Even though I think President Trump and his backroom boys have played some dirty pool (and some of them are real scumbags), I am convinced that the Democrats (and the Press) have been unable to come to terms with his election and would do whatever it takes (legal or illegal) to discredit and unseat him.
They are driven by that same blind hate that has driven them from the start and biggest casualty is the country as a whole.
With this current sitting, the animosity overrides every decision and it comes through loud and clear in the movie.
I really don't know who to believe, there's nobody got up on the lectern and provided a vision for the country or a set of beliefs we can aspire to.
It's all "he said, she said" and a country without a compass.
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