Michael Moore: crusader and “common-man” – with a net-worth in the range of $25-50 million, appeared on “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” with fill-in Lawrence O’Donnell March 15, continuing to fight the good fight against capitalism and health insurance companies.
Moore predicted the Democrats’ ObamaCare will pass, “But this bill, as good as many of the thing are in the bill, you know – young people can stay on their parent’s insurance until 26, that’s a great thing – it’s a death sentence for literally tens of thousands of people who are going to get sick, or have been sick, and because of their preexisting conditions.”
“Their only crime – for dying – their only crime that they would have committed was they were a citizen in the
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“If I were a member of Congress I think what I would say is ‘I might vote for it if, President Obama, you’ll stand in front of the cameras and tell the American people that this doesn’t really cover preexisting conditions for the next four years and the insurance companies are still going to make outrageous profits and they are going to be able to deny people care once they have insurance,’” Moore lamented. “Tell the people the truth of these things and then we’ll vote for the things that are great about the bill.”
“I know we only have a few seconds left here but thank you for telling people to be sure … to write a check to the National Association of Free Clinics. Well I heard that backstage, and I happened to have my checkbook on me. So I’d like to be the one to write the first check and encourage everyone else out there who’s watching to please write your check,” Moore made sure to tell (and show) all the world.
“You can go to my website, I’ll have an address on there, and thank God for his mom and his dad – they’ve obviously done something right to have somebody like him out there fighting that battle,” he said of Keith Olberman.
O’Donnell played along: “Michael, this is really a moving moment – I feel like Jerry Lewis.”
However much the check was for, the multi-millionaire socialist could afford it. After all, he personally negotiated to receive one of the most lucrative sweet-heart deals ever made in Hollywood (richer even than those the likes of Tom Cruise, director Peter Jackson, or Julia Roberts), and is entitled to all the “outrageous” profits he’s raked in fromDVD-sales of “Sicko,” his agit-prop valentine to healthcare in places like communist Cuba.