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MICHAEL MOORE: 'BUSH GOT MORE VOTES'
Newsmax ^ | 11/30/04

Posted on 11/30/2004 7:29:33 AM PST by areafiftyone

Democrat conspiracy mongers currently pushing for a recount in Ohio in hopes of overturning the presidential election got no help last night from conspiracy monger-in-chief, Michael Moore, who told "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno that President Bush won the contest fair and square.

Asked why Democratic hopes went up in smoke on Election Day, Moore said simply, "I think Bush got more votes."

"The Republicans - I'll give them this - they had a story to tell," the Bush-bashing filmmaker conceded. "The Democrats, often times, aren't very good at telling a story."

Moore explained:

"And the [Bush] story was: Out of the ashes of Sept. 11 rose one man. And he stood on the rubble of lower Manhattan with a bullhorn and he said, 'I will protect you.'

"And he did," Moore added, as the audience began to applaud. "And we were never attacked again."

Dressed in a business suit and clean-shaven for the first time in years, Moore couldn't resist inserting the caveat: "That has nothing to do with whether we will be attacked again."

Still, his advice to disgruntled Dems had nothing to do with recounts or stolen elections or voter disenfranchisement.

"[Bush's victory] was just a couple of percentage points," the chastened-sounding movieman said. "People who voted for Kerry shouldn't be depressed at this point. They should pick themselves up . . . There's another game in four years. And we'll come back and do the best we can."


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Man are the DUmmies pissed off at Michael Moore. If I were Michael Moore I would not post my e-mail address anymore. They have been e-mailing him nasty little notes. HOW QUICKLY THEY TURN ON THEIR OWN!
1 posted on 11/30/2004 7:29:33 AM PST by areafiftyone
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To: areafiftyone

Even a broken clock...


2 posted on 11/30/2004 7:30:38 AM PST by dfwgator (It's sad that the news media treats Michael Jackson better than our military.)
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To: areafiftyone
"The Democrats, often times, aren't very good at telling a story."

No, the Democrats made the mistake of telling your story. ;)

3 posted on 11/30/2004 7:30:53 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves
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To: dfwgator

I can't believe Michael Moore said this.


4 posted on 11/30/2004 7:31:31 AM PST by areafiftyone (Democrats = the hamster is dead but the wheel is still spinning)
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To: areafiftyone
""The Democrats, often times, aren't very good at telling a story."

Story? It's more like they're not good at telling a joke. Their message and their party have become a joke and that is why they lose.

5 posted on 11/30/2004 7:31:54 AM PST by hometoroost (TSA = Thousands Standing Around)
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To: areafiftyone
"The Democrats, often times, aren't very good at telling a story."

We know, Michael. We tittered through your little "film." :)

6 posted on 11/30/2004 7:32:24 AM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (I feel more and more like a revolted Charlton Heston, witnessing ape society for the very first time)
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To: areafiftyone
"And the [Bush] story was: Out of the ashes of Sept. 11 rose one man. And he stood on the rubble of lower Manhattan with a bullhorn and he said, 'I will protect you.'

"And he did," Moore added, as the audience began to applaud. "And we were never attacked again."


OK, somebody MUST have performed an exorcism on Moore. Was he being sarcastic? I missed the show.
7 posted on 11/30/2004 7:32:47 AM PST by Trippin
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To: areafiftyone
"Asked why Democratic hopes went up in smoke on Election Day, Moore said simply, "I think Bush got more votes."

Michael Moore, master of the obvious
8 posted on 11/30/2004 7:33:38 AM PST by stm
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To: Mr. Jeeves

Their story has grown tiresome.

9 posted on 11/30/2004 7:33:43 AM PST by dfwgator (It's sad that the news media treats Michael Jackson better than our military.)
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To: areafiftyone
I don't like Michael Moore and I certainly don't trust his intentions, but I begrudgingly admire his behavior in this single appearance.

Let's see what comes next.

10 posted on 11/30/2004 7:34:23 AM PST by weenie ("A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants." -- Churchill)
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To: areafiftyone
Dressed in a business suit and clean-shaven for the first time in years

This is a joke...isn't it?

From The Onion...right?

11 posted on 11/30/2004 7:34:32 AM PST by eddie willers
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To: areafiftyone

"I can't believe Michael Moore said this."

Once a shameless panderer, always a shameless panderer...


12 posted on 11/30/2004 7:34:41 AM PST by Albion Wilde ("Sentimentality is loving people more than God would." --Oscar Wilde)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Still propagandists. No thought of listening and representing.


13 posted on 11/30/2004 7:34:50 AM PST by ClaireSolt (.)
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To: areafiftyone

They will beg him to shut up next time. No theater will run his trash, no movie stars will help him,
no Cannes Film Festival will cheat for him, no pass to the convention floor, nothing.
Worst of all, no free buffets.


14 posted on 11/30/2004 7:36:06 AM PST by DainBramage (Next!)
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To: dfwgator

I'm as happy as a little girl.


15 posted on 11/30/2004 7:36:10 AM PST by cripplecreek (I come swinging the olive branch of peace.)
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To: hometoroost

The Bush story is also true. The BS the DNC tried handing the people about Kerry being a hero, being tough on defense, etc was a lie. People can tell the difference. The fact that they went to see MM's crappy movie doesn't mean they liked it. People don't "like" a wreck on the highway but the still slow down to take a look.


16 posted on 11/30/2004 7:36:16 AM PST by bigbob (2)
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To: areafiftyone
Dressed in a business suit and clean-shaven for the first time in years...

What?? No notation as to whether Moore had "bathed" yet?

17 posted on 11/30/2004 7:38:30 AM PST by F16Fighter
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To: areafiftyone
Dressed in a business suit and clean-shaven for the first time in years,

Maybe being dressed like a grown-up made him act more like a grown-up.

18 posted on 11/30/2004 7:39:13 AM PST by CheneyChick (Proud to be a Vet!)
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To: dfwgator
Even a broken clock...

In his case, you're being generous.

19 posted on 11/30/2004 7:39:15 AM PST by FormerLib (Kosova: "land stolen from Serbs and given to terrorist killers in a futile attempt to appease them.")
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To: ClaireSolt
Don't cry, Mikey. You can always make a sequel to Canadian Bacon...
20 posted on 11/30/2004 7:41:03 AM PST by WestVirginiaRebel ("Nature abhors a moron."-H.L. Mencken)
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To: areafiftyone
"The Democrats, often times, aren't very good at telling a story."

Nah, it was the choice of story. Kerry was telling "Apocalypse Now" in a post 9/11 world.

21 posted on 11/30/2004 7:41:31 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (I'm here because I'm not all there.)
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To: areafiftyone

OK, this is as close to actual character I have ever seen come from this guy. This is as close to feeling respect for this guy that I will probably ever come.


22 posted on 11/30/2004 7:41:37 AM PST by Geritol (Lord willing, there will be a later...)
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To: bigbob

My liberal relatives who saw the movie said it was pretty hard to swallow if you have a functioning brain. They said that Bush was portrayed as both an evil super genius and a moron.


23 posted on 11/30/2004 7:41:48 AM PST by cripplecreek (I come swinging the olive branch of peace.)
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To: areafiftyone
It was inevitable.
24 posted on 11/30/2004 7:42:31 AM PST by TheForceOfOne
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To: eddie willers
"Dressed in a business suit and clean-shaven for the first time in years."

Wow, he'll really get the girls now.

25 posted on 11/30/2004 7:43:29 AM PST by steenkeenbadges
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To: areafiftyone

This must be latest "schtick". The overaged slobby slacker thing didn't work, so now he's going to try and be a Republican. The guy has absolutely no soul and is willing to sell out to whatever fame pimp he can find. What a phony. Although, I'm glad he's not running around claiming voter fraud. Even he is not that stupid(unlike the DU's).


26 posted on 11/30/2004 7:43:42 AM PST by Wonderama ("America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy"....John Updike)
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To: Trippin

LOl. It was definitely interesting. I never watch Leno but just had to last night. MM seemed very humbled. It was very weird.


27 posted on 11/30/2004 7:45:37 AM PST by Lovergirl (Proud member of the Pajama Brigade.)
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To: Wonderama; All

Come one, come all, watch the Democrats try to move to the middle!


28 posted on 11/30/2004 7:46:27 AM PST by RushCrush (Crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of the women.)
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To: weenie

It's funny that Michael Moore is the most down to earth democrat following the election.It shows what a disaster the democratic party has become.


29 posted on 11/30/2004 7:49:25 AM PST by rdcorso (Did I mention I was in Vietnam where I lost my backbone? Spineless John)
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To: areafiftyone
Yes, he did come across well, But, it is a diversion! Moore has some other motivation. There is another short term objective that makes pretending to be reasonable for a short wile an acceptable strategery. It may be an audience with the Pope, a better shot at an Oscar for his filth, a large grant to film more garbage or (my personal favorite because I've seen it in action before), he's got a new girl friend!

Sure, he is married! But, nothing cleans a male slob up better that a shot at some good looking new stuff. Remember where you heard this! Of course, this attributes some normal behavior to what has always been a steaming pile of animal waste, so I could be wrong.

30 posted on 11/30/2004 7:52:21 AM PST by Tacis (Kerry - You Can't Make A Silk Purse Out Of A Lazy, Lying, Elitist Scumbag!)
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To: areafiftyone
They should pick themselves up

And take a deep breath.

It's over.

31 posted on 11/30/2004 7:55:14 AM PST by Tom Bombadil
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To: areafiftyone
I can't believe Michael Moore said this.

Maybe his body is inhabited by aliens? A heck of a lot of them can fit in there.

32 posted on 11/30/2004 7:59:50 AM PST by Allegra (Hark! What's that? Why, it's a light at the end of a long and interesting tunnel....)
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To: F16Fighter

Do you think he has been lurking here and, stung by the criticism, decided to smarten himself up? ;)


33 posted on 11/30/2004 8:06:28 AM PST by protest1
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To: areafiftyone

Michael Moore is a P****.


34 posted on 11/30/2004 8:08:08 AM PST by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: weenie

I heard he will be trying for a press spokesman job at the White House
;)


35 posted on 11/30/2004 8:09:18 AM PST by protest1
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To: areafiftyone
There's another game in four years. And we'll come back and do the best we can.

Hillary, got your ears on? Come back at me, 10-4.

36 posted on 11/30/2004 8:10:45 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (NYT Headline: "The Protocols of the Learned Elders of CBS", Fake But Accurate, Experts Say)
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To: areafiftyone
The Democrats, often times, aren't very good at telling a story.

ROFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

37 posted on 11/30/2004 8:12:29 AM PST by jedi150
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To: areafiftyone

Yes, they tend to turn on and cannibalize their own. And he as given them lots of food for 'thought'. I didn't watch the whole thing, but was curious, knowing how the dummies have turned on him, to see if he was trying to reinvent himself and, sure enough, there he was cleaned up in a suit giving Bush his version of props with a twist. Curious. He must be a little rattled to find they turned on him, rather than to him, in their loss.


38 posted on 11/30/2004 8:12:49 AM PST by fortunecookie (My grandparents didn't flee communism so that I could live in Kerry's Kommune - and I won't have to.)
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To: pbrown

Pest? Pervert? Pernicious? Pig-like? Prostate? Pumper?


39 posted on 11/30/2004 8:19:28 AM PST by Max7
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To: areafiftyone
"The Democrats, often times, aren't very good at telling a story."

Oh, the Dims are very good at telling "stories."

Just ask Dan Blather!

40 posted on 11/30/2004 8:20:13 AM PST by Fruitbat
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To: areafiftyone
He's made his money. Not that he's not a committed leftist, but right now this multimillionaire who lives in NYC and rides in limos has soaked the left for about everything he can get, and it's time to move on to his next scheme.

His next movie is about the evil drug companies. If Leno had asked him that, he would have gotten an earful.
41 posted on 11/30/2004 8:28:27 AM PST by I still care (America is not the problem - it is the solution..)
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To: areafiftyone
Oh the dems had a story to tell alright. Horror stories filled with lies and distortions.

America got sick and tired of hatefilled rhetoric.

42 posted on 11/30/2004 8:30:45 AM PST by OldFriend (PRAY FOR MAJ. TAMMY DUCKWORTH)
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To: Max7

*rick.


43 posted on 11/30/2004 8:49:51 AM PST by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: areafiftyone

For Democrats its 5:18 am, there is a transvestite in your bed, a dead man in your living room, a gun in the hall, your woozy and can't quite clear your head from all the drugs and booze to hear the police at the door screaming to open the door as Michael Moore tells you on your cell phone your on your own he is going back to France.


44 posted on 11/30/2004 8:56:23 AM PST by TheForceOfOne
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To: I still care
Have you seen his latest book? He wrote it in only 3 days!


45 posted on 11/30/2004 9:32:32 AM PST by stm
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To: stm

1) He's heard he is one of the biggest (no pun intended!) reasons the republicans won and 2) he's hyping his book! Maybe he's seen all the bashing backfired on them! At any rate he hardly fit in the chair he was sitting in and looks like a candidate for a heart attack!


46 posted on 11/30/2004 9:36:57 AM PST by LYSandra
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To: areafiftyone
Dressed in a business suit and clean-shaven for the first time in years,

Amazing what being turned down by Katie Couric for a dinner date will do to a maggot-gagging sack of putrid entrails.

47 posted on 11/30/2004 9:37:22 AM PST by N. Theknow (DU, Michael Moore, Hollywood, etc. are all dogcrap on the Shoe Of Life)
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To: dfwgator

ROTFLMFAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You owe me a new keyboard for posting that pic...


48 posted on 11/30/2004 9:39:14 AM PST by rlmorel
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To: areafiftyone
"The Republicans - I'll give them this - they had a story to tell," the Bush-bashing filmmaker conceded.

And in politics, non-fiction sells better than fiction, Mr. Moore. Which is why your putrid film was a box-office success and a ballot-box bomb.

49 posted on 11/30/2004 9:39:44 AM PST by dirtboy (Tagline temporarily out of commission due to excessive intake of gin-soaked raisins)
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To: Tacis
Yes, he did come across well, But, it is a diversion! Moore has some other motivation. There is another short term objective that makes pretending to be reasonable for a short wile an acceptable strategery. It may be an audience with the Pope, a better shot at an Oscar for his filth, a large grant to film more garbage or (my personal favorite because I've seen it in action before), he's got a new girl friend!

I believe we have our winner!

Yep, he's pandering for something else, and the Oscar for his fictional documentary is the most like explanation right now. He must have already got the feedback from Hollyweird types that they aren't interested in pursuing his controversy right now; too many movie tickets were sold in the red states for The Passion of the Christ

50 posted on 11/30/2004 9:47:28 AM PST by leftcoaster
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