Big, Fat Hypocrite

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Prominent at various Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, lending his overweighty support to the decorticated descamisados raucously protesting and polluting the parks, is famous Marxist millionaire Michael Moore. He’s as hard to miss as a bellowing beached whale. He is there to rail against the wicked rich, the “1%” who are such a bane to mankind.

But confronted by an interviewer who had the temerity to point out the obvious hypocrisy of Moore’s bashing of the upper 1% while being in that very group himself, Moore tried gamely to deny — while keeping a straight face — that he was part of the 1% being vilified. The irrepressibly cheeky Andrew Breitbart has posted pictures of Moore’s huge, obscenely lavish new lakefront mansion. Moore’s gorgeous place, on the shores of Torch Lake, Michigan, is officially assessed at roughly a million bucks, but the joint is probably worth much more. Homes on the lake range from $400,000 to $3 million, and his is one of the newer, bigger properties. Michigan property tax assessments are set at roughly half the market value of the property, so figure it to be worth $2 million.

Yes, an upper-1% kind of joint.

Ah, but this delicious dish of hypocrisy has more layers. Not only is the “manse” worth multi-millions, but it is in a township with no black residents. This leftist toad lives in a segregated community, whose inhabitants are 98% white.

Add another layer to the poser cake: this is just his summer home! Mr. Man of the Peeps has other massive properties as well.

Quite a dish to stomach, indeed.




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Richard R Gross

Mr Jason,

In my opinion, the correctness of your observations, as well as your credibility in general, are greatly diminished by your insistence on making irrelevant and derogatory references to Mr Moore's weight.

Visitor

I'm inclined to agree with Richard Gross's comment that Michael Moore's weight is not relevant one way or the other to the validity of Moore's opinions. It might be, if the issue at hand were proposed "nanny state" laws dictating what people can eat and drink for health's sake. But as far as I'm aware, though he's wrong on a lot of things, Moore isn't particularly out in front promoting the "nanny state".
I'm sure there are some fat libertarians out there (I used to be one, still am to some extent).

William Henley

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