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Stupid White Men: And Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation!

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  • The government has been seized by a ne'er-do-well rich boy and his elderly henchmen . . .
  • Our great economic expansion is unraveling faster than a set of Firestones . . .
  • Our water is poisoned, the ozone's in shreds, and the SUVs are advancing like a plague of locusts . . .

Remember when everything was looking up? When the government was running at a surplus, pollution was disappearing, peace was breaking out in the Middle East and Northern Ireland, and the Bridge to the Twenty-First Century was strung with high-speed Internet cable and paved with 401K gold?

Well, so much for the future. Michael Moore, the award-winning provocateur behind Roger &Me and the bestseller Downsize This!, now returns to size up the new century — and that big, ugly special-interest group that's laying waste to the world as we know it: stupid white men. Whether he's calling for United Nations action to overthrow the Bush Family Junta, calling on African-Americans to place whites only signs over the entrances of unfriendly businesses, or praying that Jesse Helms will get kissed by a man, Stupid White Men is Mike's Manifesto on Malfeasance and Mediocrity. Among his targets:

  • George W.: "President" of the United States. The Thief-in-Chief. A trespasser on federal land, a squatter in the Oval Office. Send in the Marines! Launch the SCUD missiles! Bring me the head of Antonin Scalia!
  • Bill Clinton: One of the best Republican presidents we've ever had.
  • The Former Yugoslavia: Bring back Marshall Tito! Nobody in America liked him much when he was alive, but now he looks like Lady Bird Johnson.
  • The Idiot Nation: A friggin' stain on a blue dress. That's what captured our attention in the nineties — along with slow-moving Broncos, six-year-old strangled beauty queens, and Hugh Grant's dating habits.
  • Corporate America: There is no recession, my friends: no downturn, no hard times. The rich are wallowing in loot — and now they want to make sure you don't come a-lookin' for your piece of the pie.

The polls indicate that 60 percent of Americans are "upset or angry" about this land in which we now live — a land where crooked courts select the president and money rules the day. So if you're feeling the same way and you're wondering what's going to give out first — the economy, Dick Cheney's pacemaker, or your new VW Beetle — here's the book for you.

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Michael Moore, the award-winning provocateur behind "Roger & Me" and the bestseller "Downsize This!," now returns to size up the new century--and that big, ugly special-interest group that's laying waste to the world as we know it: stupid white men.

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In the winter of 2002, Stupid White Men took America — and the world — by storm. Tired and skeptical of George W. Bush's high approval ating, frightened by the implications of the Enron scandal — and generally just looking for a voice of honest dissent in the thick atmosphere of jingoism that followed 9/11 — book buyers from coast to coast swiftly embraced Michael Moore's in-your-face anti-Bush-era manifesto, making it one of the bestselling nonfiction books of the year.

With an unerring eye for greed, hypocrisy, and corruption, Michael Moore takes on the whole ugly mess of America at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Whether he's demanding U.N. action to overthrow the Bush Family Junta or calling on African Americans to place whites only signs over the entrances of unfriendly businesses, Stupid White Men is a pitch-perfect skewering of our culture of Malfeasance and Mediocrity.

About the Author

Michael Moore's first book, Downsize This!, was a New York Times bestseller in both hardcover and paperback. The award-winning director of the groundbreaking documentary Roger & Me, which became the largest grossing nonfiction film of all time, Moore is the creator and host of the Emmy-winning series TV Nation and The Awful Truth. Also the coauthor (with Kathleen Glynn) of Adventures In A TV Nation, he lives in New York City.

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Danielle Tinker, August 12, 2008 (view all comments by Danielle Tinker)
The ever controversial Michael Moore does his research. The facts, figures, and numbers will astound readers. The basis of the book should be an important discussion, unfortunately the ideas are lost in a tirade against Bush. Though I am usually a fan of Moore's, I was put off by the constant and seemingly pointless jabs at President Bush. One can certainly benefit from the abundance of facts if willing to wade through the unrelated material.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060987268
Author:
Moore, Michael
Publisher:
ReganBooks
Subject:
Topic - Political
Subject:
Political Process - General
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
Politics-United States Politics
Subject:
Politics - General
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Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
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7.96x5.38x.73 in. .57 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Michael Moore, the award-winning provocateur behind "Roger & Me" and the bestseller "Downsize This!," now returns to size up the new century--and that big, ugly special-interest group that's laying waste to the world as we know it: stupid white men.

"Synopsis" by , In the winter of 2002, Stupid White Men took America — and the world — by storm. Tired and skeptical of George W. Bush's high approval ating, frightened by the implications of the Enron scandal — and generally just looking for a voice of honest dissent in the thick atmosphere of jingoism that followed 9/11 — book buyers from coast to coast swiftly embraced Michael Moore's in-your-face anti-Bush-era manifesto, making it one of the bestselling nonfiction books of the year.

With an unerring eye for greed, hypocrisy, and corruption, Michael Moore takes on the whole ugly mess of America at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Whether he's demanding U.N. action to overthrow the Bush Family Junta or calling on African Americans to place whites only signs over the entrances of unfriendly businesses, Stupid White Men is a pitch-perfect skewering of our culture of Malfeasance and Mediocrity.

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