One thing I have noticed about our last few invasions: we didn’t seem to actually want anything there. We went somewhere unpleasant, killed and maimed a bunch of people, got a bunch of our soldiers killed and maimed, committed a bunch of war crimes… and for what? Gold? Oil? We didn’t bring any home. Afghanistan has pretty much nothing but drugs, but we didn’t even bring those home. What were we thinking?
In his latest film, Where to Invade Next, Michael Moore addresses this issue. He invades a bunch of countries looking to bring home things we actually want: solutions for income inequality and student debt. Maternity leave. Decent school lunches. A healthcare system that doesn’t screw the poor and middle class. A criminal justice system that incorporates actual justice. You know… everything the GOP hates.
Opens Feb 12. Yeah, I plan see Deadpool too but the lines will be crazy… so go watch this until they calm down.