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Moore gives a lot of information and makes some humorous suggestions. The book seemed to go on and on without really saying anything new. Maybe this is why by the end of it he did away from corporate America theme and starts talking about the O.

For this reason alone, Downsize This is worth reading. I’ve seen his movies, I knew going into it that I wasn’t exactly going to be reading a praising commentary on the Republican party.

I didn’t mind this book. I thought some of his ideas were well founded, and could at least could inspire some spirited discussions.

I guess the issue I take with this book is that he makes his point, then spends the next pages beating you over the head with it. OK, Michael, we get it! I suppose he wouldn’t have had a page book if he did that though, it would only be pages long Moore is at his best as a prankster, whether it’s trying to see if Pat Buchanan will take a campaign donation from the John Wayne Gacy Fan Club yes or whether he can have Bob Dornan committed to an insane asylum based on his bizarre behavior no, but it was close.

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Moore is one of our sharpest satirists, and Downsize This! But only if it doesn’t cut into his moviemaking–that’s too big a price to pay. Michael Moore lambasts corporate giants, politicians, the media and everyone else who has made life tougher for working-class Americans.

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Downsize This! Random Threats From an Unarmed American

Good agitprop, classic Moore. The author approaches life with his characteristic humor and sarcasm, but some of his rants fall short of the mark in this particular book. Downsize This could have become out of date very quickly had everything Moore suggested been implemented. Unashamedly anti-rightwing, this is an eye-opening account of what is going on in the US and Michael Moore’s proposals for fixing things.


I know, I know, it’s Michael Moore.

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You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. New York Times bestseller Nonfiction, To my wife, Kathleen, and my daughter, Natalie The government claims that we are experiencing the largest economic growth in a generation. If you encounter any opposition from executives in suits, especially those who seek to downsize you, you’ll know what to tell them by the title of this book.

References to this work on external resources. Wikipedia in English None. Moore’s politics are rabidly liberal, populist, and anti-big business–about what you’d expect from the former editor of Mother Jones. While this restricts his audience to Americans on the left side of the aisle, for them Downsize This! Amazon Kindle 0 editions. CD Audiobook 0 editions.

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