It would be foolish at this point to assume that filmmaker Michael Moore would be turning the other cheek in 2021, or softening his persona during this time of healing and unity.
No, this is a man whose entire persona is mired in pomp and bombast. He’s no more a journalist than he is an actor. His character is the one he plays in public; that of a movie director hellbent on pushing progressivism to the masses.
When he’s on television or on Twitter, he’s Michael Moore the performance artist.
So, as Trump said sayonara to his first term as President, Michael Moore’s unhinged rants were no more out of place than they’ve been before.
Trump left the White House bound for Florida ahead of the inauguration of President Joe Biden. He had previously said that he did not plan to attend the swearing-in of his successor. Moore seized the opportunity to tweet more of his disdain for Trump over an image of him leaving the White House for the last time.
“He has just left the White House for good. We the people have evicted him. I will go ahead & cancel the U-Haul. He now flies over the wreckage he has created, knowing we are not done with him,” Moore tweeted. “Trial. Conviction. Imprisonment. He must pay for his actions – a first-ever for him.”
But that wasn’t the end of it.
Later in the day, over an image of Trump giving a speech at his departure ceremony, Moore doubled down on his assertion that the outgoing president will find himself in prison in the near future.
“Trump! STFU! GTFO! LOSER! HUGEST LOSER EVER!” he tweeted. “Federal prison. 3 good meals a day.”
But, as much as Moore likes to flail and screech in opposition to Donald Trump, having him out of office isn’t good for the flailing and screeching business, which means Moore might be a skipping record for the next few months, until some new conservative scourge arrives.
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