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Michael Moore: Trump an 'Anarchist' Who Appeals to the Angry

(MSNBC/"Morning Joe")

By    |   Friday, 04 Nov 2016 01:36 PM

GOP nominee Donald Trump is "really an anarchist" at heart, but he appeals to a segment of the nation's voters who are angry, and people who cast their ballots for that reason could pay the price for the decision for "decades," filmmaker Michael Moore said Friday.

"Have you ever been angry?" he said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program. "You're not thinking straight, and you're just in that moment, you're in that place, and you see that he's so reckless."

However, he warned, "what happens when you act out of anger, you pay a price for decades," Moore, who started out endorsing Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders but who now backs Hillary Clinton, told the program, while discussing his latest documentary, "Trumpland."

For voters like in Michigan, who have seen their choices for the past several years being "Clinton, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Clinton, Clinton, Bush, Clinton," when someone like Trump or Sanders come along, they represent change.

But at the end of the day, when "people go in and pull that curtain," he has faith that they'll choose Clinton.

"Remember, 77 percent of the country is either female, people of color, or young adults between the ages of 18 and 35," said Moore, and those are the people either wanting change or who Trump has insulted.

Moore, a native of Flint, Michigan, said he knows a lot of people who will vote for Trump, not necessarily because they agree with him, but because "they see him as the human Molotov cocktail that they get to throw into the system that has ruined their lives, and they get to blow [up] that system."

Their choice, he said, is very much in line with voters in England on the Brexit ballot, he continued, but the ballot box "is not an anger management tool."

Moore said Trump himself has tweeted a "doctored clip" from his new movie to make it look as if he has empathy with voters, but Moore said that wasn't why he made his movie.

He said he does, though, understand the frustrations, because like many of those in his movie, he himself is "an angry white guy over the age of 35 with a high school education."

Sanders was able to connect with frustrated voters because even though he's been in Congress for years, he's not perceived as a politician, but Moore said he hopes Sanders' voters will shift their loyalties to Clinton.

"In my film, I point out all the reasons all the good reasons we should be excited about voting for Hillary and I say that as a Bernie voter," said Moore.

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