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Moore Lashes Out At CBS4 Over Wealth Questions
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Posted on 11/04/2011 10:12:35 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Moore Lashes Out At CBS4 Over Wealth Questions Filmmaker Visits Occupy Denver Protesters November 3, 2011 6:29 PM

DENVER (CBS4) – Filmmaker and activist Michael Moore joined a growing crowd at the “Occupy” Denver protest Thursday evening, but his encounter with CBS4 left him fuming when he was asked about whether he represented the “99 percent” that the protesters stand for, or the “1 percent” they claim to be rallying against.

He appeared in Denver for a book signing event and visited the demonstration at Civic Center Park just before 6 p.m.

Moore said a few words to the crowd and then was escorted by two security guards in an SUV to the Tattered Cover’s Colfax location for his “Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life” book signing at 6:30 p.m.

Moore talked briefly with CBS4 reporter Evrod Cassimy before he was escorted to his waiting SUV. Watch the entire exchange below.

(Excerpt) Read more at denver.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: colorado; denver; greed; michaelmoore; moore; occupydenver; ows; sourcetitlenoturl
An SUV?
1 posted on 11/04/2011 10:12:38 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
Occupy Moore's $7 million cabin at Torch Lake.

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2 posted on 11/04/2011 10:17:36 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Do you know who I am!!!


3 posted on 11/04/2011 10:18:58 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Evrod Cassimy joined CBS4 News in August 2011 as an Anchor/Reporter. He’s more than excited to be back in Colorado.

Evrod started his television news career in Grand Junction, Colorado at KJCT News 8. Since then he’s worked in Madison, Wisconsin, Orlando, Florida, and Richmond, Virginia, before making his way to Denver.

During college is when Evrod’s love for journalism really took off. He studied at Columbia College Chicago, in a city he also calls home. Evrod has covered a number of different stories throughout his career.

While in Orlando he covered the Casey Anthony case, reporting live during the search for her daughter. While working in Richmond, Evrod earned the title of “Award-Winning Journalist” winning the Virginia Associated Press Award for “Best Coverage of Breaking News” in 2010.

His favorite interviews and stories are ones that impact the viewers at home.

Evrod’s name is unique to his heritage. His parents are from the Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago. He lives in Denver with his wife, Danielle, a Colorado native. He enjoys the mountain scenery while living the big city life.

Career over?

4 posted on 11/04/2011 10:19:42 AM PDT by frithguild (Restricting access to capital - Liberalism: The sharpest tool of big business, banks, etc.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I don’t know if Moore is wealthy, but he certainly isn’t spending any money on clothes or personal grooming.


5 posted on 11/04/2011 10:20:27 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: PGR88

Or Weight Watchers

Or plastic surgery


6 posted on 11/04/2011 10:22:16 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (There's nothing more hypocritical than a white liberal calling someone else a "bigot")
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To: Sub-Driver

7 posted on 11/04/2011 10:22:56 AM PDT by EEGator
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"I look out at the faces of you demonstrators and I see the future of America! We are the 99 per cent! Yeah!"

8 posted on 11/04/2011 10:23:15 AM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: PGR88

He spends it all on Fat Burgers, chicken and waffles, Moon Pies, Ding Dongs and cocaine.


9 posted on 11/04/2011 10:23:25 AM PDT by shankbear (The GOP and the mass media are giving us another McCain......thanks.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Moore: “You’re just punk media is all you are. You lie. You lie to people. Stop lying to people. Stop lying.”

This is rich. He calls this reporter a liar? He’s never made a “film” yet that had any truths in it.


10 posted on 11/04/2011 10:27:42 AM PDT by Terry Mross (Where is the OPPOSITION party? I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: frithguild
So, wealthy white male Michael Moore is calling a black reporter a "liar" to his face.

Very interesting...

11 posted on 11/04/2011 10:32:30 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: cripplecreek

I wonder who uses the boat.

I KNOW it doesn’t have enough capacity to carry him without taking on water over the gunwales and being swamped.


12 posted on 11/04/2011 10:35:49 AM PDT by WayneS (Comments now include 25 percent more sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: Sub-Driver
There's a poll at the bottom of the article:
Support everything he does  
6.05%   
 
Think his movies are worth seeing. Not a fan beyond that
4.54%   
 
Only agree with him very small amount of the time  
7.78%   
 
Never agree with him  
81.64%

13 posted on 11/04/2011 10:39:34 AM PDT by the_devils_advocate_666
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To: Sub-Driver

“his encounter with CBS4 left him fuming when he was asked about whether he represented the “99 percent” that the protesters stand for, or the “1 percent” they claim to be rallying against.”...

LMAO!...An honest question for FATSO makes him mad!


14 posted on 11/04/2011 10:39:47 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: frithguild

Well done Evrid. I didn’t realize you were once in Richmond. The only other question he should have asked is, “Rather than wait to have your taxes raised, why don’t you just stroke a check to the US Treasury Department?”


15 posted on 11/04/2011 10:39:58 AM PDT by VA_Gentleman ("Poor Al Gore. Global warming completely debunked via the very internet you invented." -Jon Stewart)
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To: Sub-Driver
When asked if he would acknowledge that he was rumored to be worth $50 million, and isn’t he part of the 1 percent, Moore replied, "I do very well.”

Cassimy: “How are you helping these people?”

Moore: “Because I do well, I want taxes raised on people who do well, including mine.”

Cassimy: “How are you helping these people with your $50 million?

Moore: “I don’t have $50 million.”

Cassimy: “That’s what it’s rumored you are worth.”

Moore: “Well, really. Is that what you do is sell rumors?”

Cassimy: “We’re asking you for the truth.”

Moore: “You’re just punk media is all you are. You lie. You lie to people. Stop lying to people. Stop lying.”

Cassimy: “Are you not part of the 1 percent?”

Moore: “Just don’t lie, okay?”

16 posted on 11/04/2011 10:46:30 AM PDT by frithguild (Restricting access to capital - Liberalism: The sharpest tool of big business, banks, etc.)
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To: evets

Oh Lord.....did you get to see the South Park lampooning of OWS? I missed it and hope to get the opportunity to see it.


17 posted on 11/04/2011 10:54:15 AM PDT by St. Louis Conservative
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To: cripplecreek

From “Jaws” - we’re going to need a bigger boat!!!!!!!!

Time for an occupy relo.


18 posted on 11/04/2011 10:58:34 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: St. Louis Conservative

Ha ha, yeah I saw it last night, and I laughed.

I don’t often watch it,
but you can probably see it on the internet somewhere.

They got some good jabs at the OWS stupidity.

TGIF!


19 posted on 11/04/2011 11:05:02 AM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: frithguild

What is stopping Moore from giving half of his wealth to the Occupy Poopers right now?


20 posted on 11/04/2011 11:16:12 AM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: Terry Mross

What makes it even richer, is Moore made his $50 million (or whatever he is worth) by doing what the reporter was doing to him...bothering very wealthy people with uncomfortable questions.

The main difference is that this reporter was WAY more polite about it, and that ,in his response, Moore was far less polite than the subjects he stalked and their working class staff members (mostly security guards) who had to deal with his badgering.

Michael Moore got “Michael Moored” (in a far gentler way) and he doesn’t seem to enjoy it.

If all the “1%” were as obnoxious, hypocritical and rude as Michael Moore, I might join OWS. :-)


21 posted on 11/04/2011 11:19:06 AM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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To: Sub-Driver

Yep, Michael, you a wealthy 1% fat cat. This dude will snap if we can keep this up...


22 posted on 11/04/2011 11:20:25 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (/)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is what happens when all those Krispy Kreme’s go out of business!!! You tell em Mike!!!


23 posted on 11/04/2011 11:21:25 AM PDT by Dengar01 (Dengar01 - "Heartless" since 1983!!!)
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To: evets

One of the best South Park’s ever bashing the bums!!! HAHAHA


24 posted on 11/04/2011 11:22:33 AM PDT by Dengar01 (Dengar01 - "Heartless" since 1983!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

No, he IS 99% (of the weight of the nation, that is)


25 posted on 11/04/2011 11:22:44 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: cripplecreek

Maybe Evrod Cassimy should show up at Moore’s “1 percenter” cabin with a video camera and begin shooting his documentary “Michael and Me”, in which he follows Moore around the country trying to get him to disclose his net worth and asks him how he can live with himself while so many people need his $50 million.


26 posted on 11/04/2011 11:24:18 AM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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To: Sub-Driver

He exploited a bunch of poor locals living in Flint to make his first movie and then skipped town with all the money. I met one of the stars of Roger and Me about a year after it came out. She was working at a Kmart snack bar. Moore certainly did not believe in sharing the wealth with her.


27 posted on 11/04/2011 11:49:08 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Sub-Driver

Moore is a master at turning the tables on the questioner.

Notice he does not confirm or deny.

Rather he accuses the reporter of spreading rumor and lies.

That is what the left does.


28 posted on 11/04/2011 11:55:42 AM PDT by Jvette
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To: Boardwalk
What is stopping Moore from giving half of his wealth to the Occupy Poopers right now?

The truth?

29 posted on 11/04/2011 12:08:44 PM PDT by frithguild (Restricting access to capital - Liberalism: The sharpest tool of big business, banks, etc.)
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To: cripplecreek

What most people wonder when they look at the photo is just how the heck does he keep that boat afloat when he’s in it?


30 posted on 11/04/2011 1:45:14 PM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: frithguild

***Moore: “You’re just punk media is all you are. You lie. You lie to people. Stop lying to people. Stop lying.”****

One could almost visualize Paul Watson and the SEA SHEPHERD trying to get between Moore and the reporter. ;-D


31 posted on 11/04/2011 1:55:12 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: cripplecreek

As Moore was leaving the Occupy Denver protest to go to a book signing he was confronted by a correspondent at KCNC-TV, the local FOX affiliate.

The reporter asked if his rumored wealth made him part of the one percent the “Occupy” movement was protesting against.

“I do very well,” he replied, “Because I do well, I want taxes raised on people who do well, including mine.”

But when asked how he is helping the protesters with his $50 million, Moore said, “I don’t have $50 million,” before growing exasperated and telling the reporter, “You’re just punk media is all you are. You lie. You lie to people. Stop lying to people. Stop lying.”

When asked again, “Are you not part of the one percent?” he replied, “Just don’t lie, OK?”


32 posted on 11/04/2011 2:30:09 PM PDT by omega4179 (We can't wait! for the end of an error.)
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To: omega4179

A better question would be to ask him about the million dollar film subsidy he managed to leech off the people of Michigan just weeks after denouncing the subsidies.


33 posted on 11/04/2011 2:44:28 PM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: Sub-Driver
i wish i did a screen grab of that porcine tub of guts from South Park the other night...
34 posted on 11/04/2011 2:50:38 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: evets
ya beat me...

35 posted on 11/04/2011 3:00:24 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: frithguild

Another "uppity black man" not following the script. No wonder Moore was arrogant toward him.

36 posted on 11/04/2011 3:47:39 PM PDT by Kenton (Barack Obama - Lowering American Expectations Since 2008)
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To: Sub-Driver

His responses sound straight out of south park.


37 posted on 11/04/2011 3:49:17 PM PDT by Trillian
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To: Sub-Driver
99-er's issue fat wad against "nosy" reporters.
38 posted on 11/04/2011 5:13:05 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: the_devils_advocate_666

I went to the site but the poll is down now. Too bad. On the hand, there was a photo gallery of Broncos cheerleaders on the page so it wasn’t a total waste of time.


39 posted on 11/05/2011 3:55:10 PM PDT by GATOR NAVY ("The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen." -Dennis Prager)
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