"Tea Bag Nation Ends Today"

Michael Moore

Capitalism' Opens Today at a Theater Near You!
...an invitation from
Michael Moore


For two months, we've sat and watched the rabid right achieve the
unimaginable: Derail universal health care and send the Democrats in
Congress running for cover. Many have asked, "How did this happen? How could
a small minority of angry people control the public agenda? Where is the
majority's response? Why the silence?"

I don't have the answers to all these questions. But I do know this: I've
had enough. As far as I'm concerned, Tea Bag Nation ends today -- at noon to
be precise. For that's when I set loose, on a thousand screens across this
great land, a movie I've made that's so relentless, so dangerous, so damning
in its humor, that it will -- I can only hope -- do what no movie has done
before: Take them down, take them all down, once and for all.

The days of the majority of Americans being ignored and played for chumps
are over as of right now. This weekend, consider your local cinema the REAL
town hall meetings! Come and spend two hours with hundreds of other people
who are fed up and in need of a bit of inspiration -- and a good hearty
laugh at the expense of all the S.O.B.s who've wrecked our economy and laid
ruin to our democracy.

I'm personally inviting you to come see what many critics are saying is my
best film yet: "Capitalism: A Love Story." You will not be disappointed. I
will show you things and tell you things about how the captains of corporate
America have stolen our country from us. No one on the nightly news is
bringing these truths to you. Beginning at noon today, I pull back the
curtain and reveal who's responsible for the calamity we're in. That's right
-- I name names and I explain why this economic system we have is nothing
more than legalized greed, and Wall Street is nothing more than a crime
syndicate in suits. You will be blown away by what you see, but you will not
leave the theater in a pit of despair. I'm counting on your response to be
one of exhilaration and determination. I've watched this movie in sneak
previews with audiences from Pittsburgh to L.A. and I've never seen more
hooting and hollering during a documentary in my life. There are actually
standing O's during the movie! Weird. Cool. Down in front!

Please see "Capitalism: A Love Story" this weekend. Take a bunch of friends
and make it an event. Last weekend in New York and L.A. many shows sold out
(making "Capitalism" the biggest per screen average at the box office for
2009), so get your tickets early. And if you get a chance, send me a photo
of what opening night looks like in your city and I'll post it on my

C'mon, friends -- RISE UP! This is our moment. And it comes with popcorn!
Not bad!

Thank you so very much for all your support and encouragement over the

Michael Moore

P.S. For a list of theaters and to find the nearest one to you showing
"Capitalism: A Love Story," click here.

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