Stupid White Men: ...and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation

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This is the surprise number 1 bestseller that tells you everything you need to know about how the great and the good put one over on us. This is a must-read for anyone who has ever wondered why politicians and big business were lying to them and wanted to know how they got away with it. It is passionate, fierce, savage ...and hysterically funny. 'No Logo with gags' - "Time Out". 'Michael Moore returns with a caustic new book...He's a genuine populist; a twenty-first-century pamphleteer' - "Observer". 'The angrier Moore gets, the funnier he gets' - "San Fransciso Chronicle".

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Stupid White Men, Michael Moore's screed against "Thief-in-Chief" George Bush's power elite, hit No. 1 at Amazon.com within days of publication. Why? It's as fulminating and crammed with infuriating facts as any right-wing bestseller, as irreverent as The Onion, and as noisily entertaining as a wrestling smackdown. Moore offers a more interesting critique of the 2000 election than Ralph Nader's Crashing the Party (he argued with Nader, his old boss, who sacked him), and he's serious when he advocates ousting Bush. But Moore's rage is outrageous, couched in shameless gags and madcap comedy: "Old white men wielding martinis and wearing dickies have occupied our nation's capital.... Launch the SCUD missiles! Bring us the head of Antonin Scalia!... We are no longer [able] to hold free and fair elections. We need U.N. observers, U.N. troops." Moore's ideas range from on-the-money (Arafat should beat Sharon with Gandhi's nonviolent shame tactics) to over-the-top: blacks should put inflatable white dolls in their cars so racist cops will think they're chauffeurs; the ever-more-Republicanesque Democratic Party should be sued for fraud; "no contributions toward advancing our civilization ever came out of the South [except Faulkner, Hellman, and R.J. Reynolds]," because it's too hot to think straight there; Korean dictator Kim Jong-il "has got to broaden himself beyond porn and John Wayne" by watching better movies, like Dude, Where's My Car? (which contains "all you need to know about America"). Whatever your politics, Stupid White Men should make you blow your stack. --Tim Appelo

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Michael Moore has become an iconic hero to millions through his relentless muckraking and savage satire. Creator and host of Emmy-winning series TV Nation and The Awful Truth and groundbreaking documentary Roger & Me.

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