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7 days And Counting

I don’t think I need to say much about Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 at this point. Most of you who’re going to see it have seen it and my review certainly isn’t likely to pull anyone back from the Dark Side of the Force. In that spirit, I am going to write the rest of this review as if anyone reading this has either seen the film or is thinking of renting it. Time is too short to work on the hardcore Bushies and what’s really important here can be split into two or three portions. One side is the film as film. Fahrenheit 9/11 is a superb piece of documentary work. Regardless of claims that Moore engaged in the stretching of truths or even outright lies, there is enough here, including interviews, uncontested footage and plain old common sense, to make anyone with any kind of compassion, decency or ethics at least question the war in Iraq and the events which led us there, including the election of 2000.

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