Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Just for the record, I'm Canadian and I am not a Trump supporter. That said, this documentary doesn't present anything about Trump or modern America in any sort of reasonable, rational or respectful sense. You'd think since Moore is against Trump's extreme behavior he wouldn't be the type to create a fearmongering video himself, but yet somehow he manages to make it sound like we're living in a political crisis as if the POTUS is going to be the next Adolph Hitler or something. The film itself comes across as silly and pointless, telling us a bunch of junk we already know anyway from news reports and campaigns. The reference to 9/11 in the title was irrelevant and came off as a bit tasteless, but what honestly bothers me the most about this film is that it stirs up even more hatred and fear than we already have. I'm not saying we shouldn't have honest, open discussions about Trump - but I'm saying turning it into a horror show and using our current political climate as a cash grab just doesn't solve anything. Once again Moore, a man who seems to revel in crusading against capitalism and the 1% of society, rakes in the cash off a film that doesn't give us anything significant or useful.
Really, Moore stopped impressing me a very long time ago. It's been a long time since Bowling for Columbine and Sicko, and while the rehashing of video clips and scare tactics still remain ever-present, the ability to share a coherent message does not. The whole thing was just ridiculous, and not in a humorous way, either.
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