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Bush 41 Calls Michael Moore "Slimeball"

Informed of Bush's tirade, Moore told us he had "fond memories" of "41" asking for a print of his movie "Roger & Me" to show at Camp David in the winter of 1990.

 http://www.nydailynews.com/front/story/198719p-171525c.html
'Fahrenheit' has elder Bush boiling


The 41st President of the United States has stepped up to defend his son, the 43rd President of the United States, against "slimeball" filmmaker Michael Moore.

"I have total disdain for Moore," George H.W. Bush told us when we saw him at the T.J. Martell Foundation Awards gala, where he was honored along with Stevie Wonder and Dr. Daniel Vasella the other night.

"41" has heard enough about "Fahrenheit 9/11," Moore's documentary indictment of President Bush, to know "it's a vicious attack on our son.

"It's a free country, so he's free to say whatever he wants," the former Oval Officer went on. "But I don't appreciate it. I don't like it.

"[My son] served with honor, and to get knocked down by this guy, " he huffed. "But you got to put up with it. That's what I'd say to [my son]."

We asked what he thought of Moore's use of the comment Barbara Bush made at the start of the Iraq war: "Why should we hear about body bags, and deaths? ... Why should I waste my beautiful mind on something like that? And watch [my son] suffer."

Said her furious husband: "For him to take on Barbara is just beyond the pale. She's a decent, wonderful person, and to have to answer anything about what that slimeball says is just too much."

Informed of Bush's tirade, Moore told us he had "fond memories" of "41" asking for a print of his movie "Roger & Me" to show at Camp David in the winter of 1990.

Moore, whose film explores the financial ties between the Bush family and the Saudis, said, "I appreciate all reviews of my films from the Bush family. And if they love the film this much, without having seen it, I can't wait for the reviews when they actually see it. I'd be more than happy to set up a White House screening."

Recalling the Bushes' nickname for Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. Prince Bandar, he added, "I hope they invite Bandar Bush!"

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Takes one to know one 01.Jun.2004 14:35

pia

For senior Bush to call anyone a slimeball is laughable.
Bush senior is a known pedophile, drug kingpin and skull & bones occultist for starters, so his apprisement of Moore is disengenuous at best.

My question on Moore is how does a famous film maker get into Iraq have the access to troops and contractors, like Berg, and make it out with film and his life unless it was okayed?

h.w..... a pedophile?.... 01.Jun.2004 15:45

ronnie dobbs

that's a new one to me.

Uh yeah, never heard the pedophile bit 01.Jun.2004 17:16

...

Sounds like it'd make a great protest sign though...

make **USE** of your Portland IMC Search Engine 01.Jun.2004 17:38

pedophile bush

George Bush, Pedophiles & The CIA
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2003/08/269949.shtml

There have been other reports suggestive of a connection between child abuse and top officials. On June 29, 1989, the Washington Times, shook the Bush White House to its very roots with the front page headline "Call Boys Took Midnight Tour of White House.'' The paper reported, ``A homosexual prostitution ring is under investigation by federal and District authorities and includes among its clients key officials of the Reagan and Bush administrations, military officers, congressional aides and U.S. and foreign businessmen with close ties to Washington's political elite.''

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George Bush, The CIA, Mind Control & Child Abuse
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2003/05/265143.shtml

Not only did King's pedophile ring lead to the top echelons of the Republican Party it also lead to the top of the Bush administration and the Oval Office. Several of the children in Kings prostitution ring recount stories of seeing George Bush at some of King's Parties. While an outsider would not suspect anything amiss, the children in the ring would know what was taking place. At least one of King's young prostitutes reported that at one party, she saw George Bush pay King and then depart with a young black man.

Don't really want old Bush callin' you names 01.Jun.2004 17:43

elephants never forget

that old Bush (HW, 41, godfather, whatever) called Paul Wellstone a "chickenshit" and look what happened to him. Not sure where "slimeball" ranks on the Wellstone scale. If I were Michael Moore, I'd be thinkin' twice about any airplane travel.

Drug Running Bush Family 01.Jun.2004 17:45

don't forget

the Iran-contra drug-running and gun-running operations run out of Bush's own office played their role in increasing the heroin, crack, cocaine, and marijuana brought into this country.


You have to admit 01.Jun.2004 18:50

Marcus

Slimeball might be a bit harsh, but you have to admit, MM is somewhat of a baffoon... Remember his endorsement of Weasley Clark?
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It's an Honor! 01.Jun.2004 21:29

red suspenders

I can think of no greater honor than to be called a slimeball by the Bush family.

I wouldn't want Bush's seal of approval 01.Jun.2004 22:19

PHH

MM is a little over the top, but most his stuff is true. I got a littled POed at him for what he said about Mumia. And when he was on DN he just said he was misunderstood, he did not say he was sorry.

Mumia has more depth than MM and is totally right on while MM is more about showmanship.

I love it 01.Jun.2004 22:47

movie eye

get some footage of Bushy SR saying that "he's a slimeball" and play it like 12 times in a row....then show all the KNOWN Bush shady deals.....beautiful... a segment out of the next MM flick!

Barbara Bush Is No Helpless Damsel 01.Jun.2004 23:34

Curious George

"Said her furious husband: 'For him to take on Barbara is just beyond the pale. She's a decent, wonderful person, and to have to answer anything about what that slimeball says is just too much.'"

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Maybe she's a charming, decent, wonderful person when she's getting her way, but others describe her, when crossed, as "imperious", "mean", a "bitch" (comparison of which is an insult to all lady dogs), and "cold and controlling". The general feeling is that - emotionally and interpersonally - George Dubya is a chip off the old blockette, not the old block.

If there's anyone out there who hasn't read the Barbara Bush anecdote in Al Franken's last book ("I'm done with you!"), hie thee off to a library and check it out.

If I were Michael Moore, I would not want to find myself in a dark alley with an angry Babs. She doesn't need anybody to look out for her.

Be Careful 01.Jun.2004 23:37

anonymous

This "slimeball" is so dangerous, he can have a US Senator like Wellstone killed. He's also the likely "Bush" who showed up in the farsical investigation of the Kennedy Assassination. And it's seriously doubtful that he's letting his asshole, idiot savant, son twist the knobs of power in the White House.


pedophile' ? look at 02.Jun.2004 01:07

kamf

. . ., the son of him and barbara bush. why do you think 'uncle Dick' came to visit the 'family'so freuetly during those 'Regan' years.

and 'Dan' . .'Quale' too!


or something like that.

Sr. = always been all bark no bite. 02.Jun.2004 08:55

Read Mike's lips

LOOKS LIKE DADDY DON'T ALWAYS GET WHAT HE WANTS:


(AP)
Michael Moore's award-winning documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11" has picked up a U.S. distributor and will hit theaters June 25.

The film will be released by a partnership of Lions Gate Films, IFC Films and the Fellowship Adventure Group, which was formed by Harvey and Bob Weinstein specifically to market Moore's film.

Moore's film, which recently won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, criticizes President Bush's response to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and connects the Bush family with Osama bin Laden's.

The Weinsteins, who run Miramax Films, bought the rights to the movie from The Walt Disney Co., which owns Miramax and refused to distribute "Fahrenheit 9/11."

The Weinstein brothers will personally finance and control distribution and marketing, they said Tuesday.

"I am grateful to them now that everyone who wants to see it will now have the chance to do so," Moore said in a statement.

"On behalf of my stellar cast - GW, Dick, Rummy, Condi and Wolfie - we thank this incredible coalition of the willing for bringing 'Fahrenheit 9/11' to the people."

Disney chief executive Michael Eisner said the company "did not want a film in the middle of the political process" because he believed that theme park and entertainment consumers "do not look for us to take sides."

In a settlement reached last week, the Weinsteins repaid their parent company for all costs of the film to date, estimated at around $6 million. Any profits from the film's distribution that go to Miramax or Disney will be donated to charity.

Slimeball Barabara Bush: In her own words 02.Jun.2004 09:47

Bush Crime Family

DIANE SAWYER, ABC NEWS: (OC) You said that, that Mrs. Bush at one point had said to the two of you, don't watch too much TV. You may be watching too much TV.

FORMER FIRST LADY BARBARA BUSH, UNITED STATES: No question.

DIANE SAWYER, ABC NEWS: (OC) You do watch?

FORMER FIRST LADY BARBARA BUSH, UNITED STATES: I watch none. He sits and listens and I read books, because I know perfectly well that, don't take offense, that 90 percent of what I hear on television is supposition, when we're talking about the news. And he's not, not as understanding of my pettiness about that. But why should we hear about body bags, and deaths, and how many, what day it's gonna happen, and how many this or what do you suppose? Or, I mean, it's, it's not relevant. So, why should I waste my beautiful mind on something like that. And watch him suffer.


Downstairs people are not upstairs people. 02.Jun.2004 13:54

Ronald Reagan

...Morris also shed light on the often strained relationship between Reagan and his vice-president George Bush. Things were especially bad between Nancy Reagan and Barbara Bush, he said. ``Nancy, I think, regarded Barbara as the help, '' Morris told 60 Minutes. ``Downstairs people are not upstairs people.''

``The Bushes sensed that and bitterly resented the fact that they were rarely invited upstairs.''

``Reagan was a man who admired strength,'' Morris added. ``I think he perceived Bush as a man who caved in at times of emergency.''

``Reagan thought that Bush was not `all man,'' and Bush was aware of that,'' he added.

English as a first language 03.Jun.2004 11:22

Bob

To Kammf, Your grammar Did you make it beyond 8th grade? "Him and Barbara" Wonderful use of the English language

buffoon fer sure 03.Jun.2004 13:51

onanon

Moore is a "baffoon" (sic) for sure. Remember when he campaigned for Ralph Nader in 2000? Sheesh. I think he's trying to work that one off his conscience.

"damn that spelling!" says the sweating troll 19.Jun.2004 03:05

me

sad sad trolls we got around here. Can you think of nothing else to discredit and distract than the old faithful ploy of "damn that spelling!"