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    Michael Moore: Reagan, Pope Responsible for AIDS Deaths

    By Kyle | January 8, 2013

    Michael Moore was at his Michael Moore-iest last night at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards dinner, saying that Pope John Paul II, President Ronald Reagan and their supporters had blood on their hands from the AIDS crisis. More at the Post’s movie blog.

    Topics: Movies | 5 Comments »

    5 Responses to “Michael Moore: Reagan, Pope Responsible for AIDS Deaths”

    1. kishke Says:
      January 9th, 2013 at 11:29 am

      No blame, of course, attaches to the people who actually engaged in the behavior they knew to be extremely dangerous. They’re just victims.

      Love Armond White’s comment, and his chutzpah.

    2. CHNYCREALTY Says:
      January 9th, 2013 at 11:46 am

      By now, this guy is just desperate for TV time. He’s a sad clown.

      Ronald Reagan did more for poor and sick people including people with AIDS or at risk of getting AIDS here and abroad than perhaps anyone ever if you really think about how he changed the world.

    3. Union Jack Says:
      January 9th, 2013 at 4:28 pm

      armond=that bore of all bores: the house contratrian(tm)

      only thing worse

      the professional apostate(tm)

    4. K Says:
      January 10th, 2013 at 1:13 pm

      I don’t know what Moore’s speaker’s fees are but the Critics Circle sure got their money’s worth in terms of publicity. I often suspect Moore’s being paid by Beitbart et al just to supply those all important outrageous quotes in order to keep the base energized.

    5. Kyle Says:
      January 11th, 2013 at 11:09 am

      We don’t pay anyone to show up at our dinner. (In fact, we charge them by the table). I believe it is each winner’s option, in consultation with the Chair, to choose someone to introduce him/her.