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Michael Moore Is A Big Fat Stupid White Man - Jason Clarke

Michael Moore Is A Big Fat Stupid White Man

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Watching Michael Moore in action--passing off manipulating facts in Bowling for Columbine, spinning statistics in Stupid White Men and Dude, Where's My Country?, shamelessly grandstanding at the Academy Awards, and epitomizing the hypocrisy he's made a king's fortune railing against--has spurred authors David T. Hardy and Jason Clarke to take action into their own hands. In Michael Moore Is a Big Fat Stupid White Man, Hardy and Clarke dish it back hard to the fervent prophet of the far left, turning a careful eye on Moore's use of camera tricks and publicity ploys to present his own version of the truth.

Postwar documentarians gave us the documentary, Rob Reiner gave us the mockumentary, and Moore initiated a third genre, the crockumentary.

How, they ask, does Moore pull off a proletarian, "man-of-the-people" image so at odds with his lifestyle as a fabulously wealthy Manhattanite? And how large of an impact do his incendiary, ill-founded polemics have on the growing community that follows him with near-religious devotion? Loaded with well-researched, solidly reasoned arguments, and laced with irreverent wit, Michael Moore Is a Big Fat Stupid White Man fires back at one of the left's biggest targets--politically and literally.

An Open Letter to Michael Moorep. 5
The Prophet of the Left Is Never Rightp. 13
First Offense: Roger & Mep. 17
"Michael Moore, Humbug,"p. 29
Stupid White Men: The Gospel According to Michaelp. 37
"America's Left Surrenders Itself to the Giant Sulk,"p. 59
Searching for Truth in Bowling for Columbinep. 65
"The Awful Truth? It's a Crock"p. 97
"Questioning the Documentary"p. 103
Moore Moneyp. 117
Michael Moore's Last Days in Officep. 123
Dude, Where's Your Integrity?p. 127
"Michael Moore's Truth Problem"p. 143
And the Oscar for Acting Out Goes To ...p. 151
Fahrenheit 666: Truth Goes to Hell in a Handbasketp. 165
Moore and Terrorismp. 181
Moore Storiesp. 189
Closing Thoughtsp. 199
Notes and Sourcesp. 209
Acknowledgmentsp. 243
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ISBN: 9780060779603
ISBN-10: 0060779608
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 10th May 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.9 x 14.4  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.3