Michael Moore Riles Up The Resistance: We Have To ‘Get Off The Couch’ and ‘Put Our Bodies On The Line’
Michael Moore appeared on The Late Show and made a passionate plea in hopes to fight back against the Trump presidency.
On the subject of civility, Moore began by calling out Democrats for being so “wimpy and weak” on “constantly giving in” on policy and insisted that “we don’t have to be violent.”
“If the worst that happens in the Trump administration that they don’t get to have a chicken dinner in Virginia, I mean, I don’t know,” Moore told Stephen Colbert. “Seriously, if it were just we had these differences, I don’t think it’s right to throw Sarah Sanders out of the restaurant because I disagree with her politically. If I see her come into my movie, I’m not going to say ‘You can’t see my movie.’ But that’s not what’s going on now. We’re not talking about political differences. We’re talking about thousands of children being kidnapped and put in jails… This is insanity! This is not who we are, is it?!?”
“No!” the crowd roared.
Colbert then asked the documentary filmmaker what the “end game” is if it avoids violence and some sort of “revolutionary confrontation.”
“The despair that I have in going forward and making the movies is when are people going to get off the couch and when are we going to rise up,” Moore said. “The only way that we’re going to stop this is eventually we’re all going to have to put our bodies on the line. You’re going to have to be willing to do this. When I see those children down in Brownsville I don’t see them as somebody else’s children, I see them as my children. Those are my children.”
Watch the clip above, via CBS.
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