Grab the salt shaker, melt the butter, and start popping the corn. And don’t forget to supersize those sodas, folks! Michael Moore is about to release another film. And in that stereotypical, oxymoronic way of progressives (heavy emphasis on the “moron”) he has titled it, “Capitalism: A Love Story”.
Though we acknowledge the near-impossibility of such a thing, it would have been more correct to title it, “Capitalism: A Hate Story”. For you see, this beneficiary of the all the goodness available in a free market economy – as evidenced by the supersize of his bank account, his … ummmm … overly-generous girth, and his newfound fashionista-wannabe style – has aimed his poison pen at a storyboard that explains just how and why capitalism is a Very Bad Thing.
Because in the left-most wing of the progressive, liberal asylums, the speaker is always exempt from their version of how things must be. In this case, “Capitalism is an evil, and you cannot regulate evil. You have to eliminate it and replace it with something that is good for all people and that something is democracy.” Which means: now that I’ve milked free market capitalism to the extent of my incompetance, I can work to eliminate any future competition by leveling the playing field. For everyone else.
So he ties together banks, politicians and U.S. Treasury officials to make a case that capitalism is why Wall Street gets help instead of Main Street, and he includes footage of the illegal activities of those (a la ACORN) who break into foreclosed and sold homes to “repossess” them on behalf of those stupid enough to take out a mortgage they were unable to repay.
He made this statement at a news conference: “Democracy is not a spectator sport, it’s a participatory event. If we don’t participate in it, it ceases to be a democracy.”
Guess what, Michael? The United States isn’t a democracy. It is a republic. And we don’t intend on participating in your hypocritical cinematic swill.