John Gibson of Fox News attempts to “nail” Michael Moore for his recent trip to Cuba, arguing rather desperately that Moore cannot be considered a journalist because his last movie grossed $100 million and journalists are supposed to be underpaid.
The Treasury Department is investigating documentarian Michael Moore over a recent trip to Cuba that the government says may have violated the trade embargo. Moore brought a group of ailing 9/11 rescue workers to the island nation in making his latest film, “Sicko,” an exploration of the healthcare system.
For his next documentary, “Sicko,” provocateur Michael Moore apparently invited a group of 9/11 responders to accompany him to Cuba and sample the country’s socialized healthcare system. Harmful stunt or good medicine?
The documentary filmmaker and antiwar activist, noting that America has now been in Iraq longer than it fought in WWII, writes a stirring letter on his website that demands the immediate pullout of U.S. troops from Iraq. And it’s not just heated rhetoric. He draws on good historical lessons that are worth paying attention to.