LOSING A FAN?
Left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore on Nov. 30 begged President Obama not to send more troops to Afghanistan.
“Do you really want to be the new ‘war president’? If you go to West Point tomorrow night [Dec. 1] and announce that you are increasing, rather than withdrawing, the troops in Afghanistan, you are the new war president. Pure and simple,” Mr. Moore said in an open letter to the president posted at www.michaelmoore.com.
“And with that you will do the worst possible thing you could do — destroy the hopes and dreams so many millions have placed in you. With just one speech tomorrow night you will turn a multitude of young people who were the backbone of your campaign into disillusioned cynics. You will teach them what they’ve always heard is true — that all politicians are alike. I simply can’t believe you’re about to do what they say you are going to do. Please say it isn’t so.”