June 12, 2007

and GMA's Chris Cuomo wasn't prepared for it.

Michael Moore went on GMA to promote his latest movie, SICKO, but the interview became pretty confrontational from almost the beginning.

(h/t Scarce)

On "Good Morning America" today, Moore told ABC's Chris Cuomo that he was concerned that the health-care debate would go the way of the war debate, where he also thinks the media is to blame. He said that had journalists confronted the government about its decision to invade Iraq, they could have saved thousands of lives.

"My point is that had ABC News, NBC News, CBS News been more aggressive in confronting the government with what they were telling us back in 2003 about Iraq, you might have prevented this war. You, this network, the other networks," Moore said. "Those 3,500 soldiers that are dead today may not have had to die had our news media done its job. ... My point is that the media didn't ask the questions."

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