Michael Moore has been a vicious and outspoken critic of Donald Trump since he entered office.
The socialist filmmaker has frequently criticized Trump’s presidency while ignoring his many accomplishments for the working class.
But on one issue both men appear to be in agreement: how the Democratic Party is trying to rig the primaries against Bernie Sanders.
Way back in 2016, there seemed to be growing momentum for “Uncle” Bernie. Out of nowhere, this Democratic socialist (as he calls himself) became a major candidate for the Democratic nomination. It looked as if this man would steal it from Hillary Clinton, just like Obama did in 2008.
But not so fast! Fate seemed to conspire against Sanders and he lost to Clinton. We later learned that the DNC’s chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schutz, and her team conspired against Sanders. Leaked emails revealed she had people in his campaign working to undermine him. We later learned that Clinton had been running the party since 2015—a year before the nomination.
Could that be happening again? I’m no Bernie Sanders fan, but we have seen a clear attempt by the establishment left to torpedo his campaign recently. From CNN’s sexist bashing to prominent Democrats coming out against him, it looks like Sanders is watching history repeat itself.
Now, it seems like the DNC itself is working against Sanders. Both Michael Moore, noted socialist filmmaker, and President Donald Trump noticed the scheme. They have even spoken out against what the Democrats are doing to hurt Bernie Sanders.
And it has everything to do with Mike Bloomberg.
Michael Moore unloaded on the DNC at a pre-caucus rally for his candidate of choice, Bernie, in Iowa on Friday. Moore’s specific complaint… was the DNC’s new decision to remove some debate requirements, allowing self-funded billionaire candidate Michael Bloomberg… to participate in the next debate…
“He can just buy his way onto the debate…” Moore exclaimed…
Trump posted a series of tweets over the weekend hitting the committee for its treatment of the Vermont senator, who has recently surpassed longtime frontrunner Joe Biden in some polls.
“Many of the ads you are watching were paid for by Mini Mike Bloomberg. He is going nowhere, just wasting his money, but he is getting the DNC to rig the election against Crazy Bernie, something they wouldn’t do for [Cory Booker] and others,” Trump said, echoing Moore’s complaint. “They are doing it to Bernie again, 2016.” [Source: Daily Wire]
Moore was outraged that the Democrats would bend the rules for Bloomberg, who has not won a single delegate and has not received a dollar from voters. This same party refused to let other candidates on the debate stage, but is willing to help Bloomberg. Why? Because Moore believes it’s to undermine Sanders’ recent surge in the polls.
Trump seems to think so too. He accused the Democrats of rigging the election for Bloomberg against “Crazy Bernie.”
Reports suggest Democrats are scared that, if Bernie gets the nomination, he won’t be able to beat Trump in November.
Do they think Bloomberg is their last hope? Biden is mired in controversy. Warren is unimpressive. “Mayor Pete’s” got his own problems back home. Maybe the left does think Bloomberg is the only one that can beat Trump.
The problem? They are rigging their own democratic process against their very supporters. The DNC doesn’t seem to want American voters to decide who should be president. Instead, they are bending the rules so that a man they think maybe, kind of, sort of has a chance of beating Trump gets the nomination.
You can see why Moore is so outraged. The wealthy filmmaker hates billionaires. Trump, a stickler for this thing called democracy, is watching an entire party implode.
What will this mean for November? Can’t say for sure, but I have a feeling the Democrats are going to lose big. For this and so many other reasons.