Friday, September 02, 2005

Michael Moore...you're my HERO!

MICHAEL MOORE'S LETTER TO BUSH: No matter what you think of Michael Moore, this letter is absolutely brilliant. I promise, this is going to be my last political post for a while. I cant keep up with the idiocy of the Bush administration....if I tried, i'd post 13 times a day!

Dear Mr. Bush:

Any idea where all our helicopters are? It's Day 5 of Hurricane Katrina and thousands remain stranded in New Orleans and need to be airlifted. Where on earth could you have misplaced all our military choppers? Do you need help finding them? I once lost my car in a Sears parking lot. Man, was that a drag.

Also, any idea where all our national guard soldiers are? We could really use them right now for the type of thing they signed up to do like helping with national disasters. How come they weren't there to begin with?

Last Thursday I was in south Florida and sat outside while the eye of Hurricane Katrina passed over my head. It was only a Category 1 then but it was pretty nasty. Eleven people died and, as of today, there were still homes without power. That night the weatherman said this storm was on its way to New Orleans. That was Thursday! Did anybody tell you? I know you didn't want to interrupt your vacation and I know how you don't like to get bad news. Plus, you had fundraisers to go to and mothers of dead soldiers to ignore and smear. You sure showed her!

I especially like how, the day after the hurricane, instead of flying to Louisiana, you flew to San Diego to party with your business peeps. Don't let people criticize you for this -- after all, the hurricane was over and what the heck could you do, put your finger in the dike? And don't listen to those who, in the coming days, will reveal how you specifically reduced the Army Corps of Engineers' budget for New Orleans this summer for the third year in a row. You just tell them that even if you hadn't cut the money to fix those levees, there weren't going to be any Army engineers to fix them anyway because you had a much more important construction job for them -- BUILDING DEMOCRACY IN IRAQ!

On Day 3, when you finally left your vacation home, I have to say I was moved by how you had your Air Force One pilot descend from the clouds as you flew over New Orleans so you could catch a quick look of the disaster. Hey, I know you couldn't stop and grab a bullhorn and stand on some rubble and act like a commander in chief. Been there done that.

There will be those who will try to politicize this tragedy and try to use it against you. Just have your people keep pointing that out. Respond to nothing. Even those pesky scientists who predicted this would happen because the water in the Gulf of Mexico is getting hotter and hotter making a storm like this inevitable. Ignore them and all their global warming Chicken Littles. There is nothing unusual about a hurricane that was so wide it would be like having one F-4 tornado that stretched from New York to Cleveland.

No, Mr. Bush, you just stay the course. It's not your fault that 30 percent of New Orleans lives in poverty or that tens of thousands had no transportation to get out of town. C'mon, they're black! I mean, it's not like this happened to Kennebunkport. Can you imagine leaving white people on their roofs for five days? Don't make me laugh! Race has nothing -- NOTHING -- to do with this!

You hang in there, Mr. Bush. Just try to find a few of our Army helicopters and send them there. Pretend the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast are near Tikrit.

Yours,
Michael Moore
MMFlint@aol.com

P.S. That annoying mother, Cindy Sheehan, is no longer at your ranch. She and dozens of other relatives of the Iraqi War dead are now driving across the country, stopping in many cities along the way. Maybe you can catch up with them before they get to DC on September 21st.

9 comments:

Chaz said...

That was a riot to read!

Is that really Michael Moore's e-mail address? I guess I always figured that eccentrics like him would have something more exciting than @aol.com.

Meh.

Katie said...

were did you find that?

Princess Pessimism said...

Katie....I found it at www.michaelmoore.com

Although, generally, most people that like bush, such as yourself, have a natural anger towards Mr. Moore.....i'm interested in knowing what you thought of the letter.

Trib said...

I am not a fan of Michael Moore, but I won't let that get in the way of a good point :)

t0meh said...

That was a good read, plenty of reverse psychology - thanks for posting that!

StealthBadger said...

I have to say... I was over at http://www.samanthaburns.com/ and trying not to scream, as she was sounding like a mini-Coulter...

Thank you for the beautiful contrast.

*curls up in the corner to enjoy the warmth of genuine humanity for a little while*

Princess Pessimism said...

Stealth Badger.

Oh I WENT to www.samanthaburns.com
I can honestly say that I hate her. LOL....Did you SEE that disgusting comic strip she had about Cindy Sheehan? UGH...people like that make me SOOOO MAD.

It's certinly unfair to put 100% of the blame on Bush...although, I do agree that he can take the MAJORITY of the blame for makeing so many cutbacks. And it makes me SICK that people say "Natural disaster releif" isnt his job for every state. When it most certainly is. If he can MAKE the cutbacks that effect the entire country, then he can claim responsibility when things go wrong.

It's his Job description. He is the president of America....The entire country is his responsibility.....It saddens me to know that people out there are saying that it's not his job to protect every village town and city..when in actuality...it is very much his job.

Why cant we all just get along?

StealthBadger said...

I have no idea. I commented on her post, but I'm not going back. I have no desire to argue with people who feel sophistry is a legitimate tactic of political discussion.

Sorry for using the high-falootin' language, but I'd rather not lapse into a stream of incoherent profanity right now. "Neo-hippies" are characterized of being intolerant... o.0

*mutters about having political opinions spoken for him, regardless of what he's actually said*

Princess Pessimism said...

S.B.

Yup....sometimes, Swearing...it just isnt enough...I agree 100%.

I saw your comment on her blog actually...I was about to comment, and try to make a couple of points...but I've decided to give up on Republicans. It's not WORTH it to try to have them see things another way....they'll never change, and honestly, it's not worth the stress and aggrivation of arguing.

I mean if someone comes on my blog, and makes a good point, i'll give them credit where credit is due...I enjoy good spirited debate. However, politics turns into a screaming match more often than not, and it's not worth the frustration to me anymore.