Michael and Me

Sunday, 19th December 2010

I have had an email from someone called webguy @ michaelmoore.com – who may be the great propagandist himself or perhaps one of his “people” – saying that the US State Department’s claim that the Cuban communists banned Sicko is false. (“Nick, The government cable’s claim that Sicko was banned in Cuba is false. Would appreciate a correction whenever you have a moment. thanks, MichaelMoore.com”)

For what it is worth, I believe Moore. Why would a dictatorship not want to show a flattering description of life in its country? Even though the captive audience would know it was not true, the sight of foreigners repeating the regime’s propaganda could only serve to bolster the Communist Party and demoralise the opposition.

Carry on reading

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