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Michael Moore: 'I Need to Make a Movie' to 'Bring Down a Sitting President'

Craig Bannister
By Craig Bannister | April 17, 2017 | 3:19 PM EDT

Michael Moore

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore says he’s “on fire” creatively in his “Easter Dinner Reflections” Facebook post.

Why? It’s all about “removing a sitting president,” he says in his @mmflint Twitter promo for the Facebook commentary.

Moore’s just not sure what the best media vehicle is for him to “take him down." He explains in his “Reflections”:

“I think I need to make a movie. Or bring back my weekly series to TV. Or stand on a stage and howl. Or something. Or anything. Or all of it.”

Moore ponders his options:

  • "Can a simple movie actually bring down a sitting president of the United States?"
  • “Can an urgent, funny TV series meant to reach the people who watch wrestling and the shopping channels actually move them to a better place?”
  • “Can I go somewhere where I can just walk out and say whatever the eff I want and suddenly some citizens might be moved to peacefully, legally take him down... and take him down NOW?”

Moore says he’s offended by President Donald Trump’s policies and, thus, must take matters into his own hands:

“It's all happening so fast -- the daily dismantling of sections of our government, bombing Syria, threatening war on nuclear North Korea, allowing states to defund Planned Parenthood, eliminating all programs to fight climate, and now trying to turn the Supreme Court into a right-wing junta for the next 40 years.

“I've had to ask myself, what else can I, Michael Moore, personally be doing -- me -- with my own creative energies?”