Downsize This!: Random Threats from an Unarmed American

Michael Moore, Author Crown Publishing Group $21 (278p) ISBN 978-0-517-70739-5
Moore, whose documentary film Roger & Me and television series TV Nation have a strong cult following, takes on corporations, politicians and Americana in general in a mordant satire that will leave both conservatives and liberals reeling with embarrassment. Moore tears into corporations and labor unions alike. Citing ""economic terrorism,"" he goes after the ""Big Welfare Mamas""--the CEOs--detailing their cozy tax deals with federal and local government, which have added to the deficit. He attacks the unions in ""Why Are Union Leaders So F#!@ing Stupid,"" citing how they have collaborated with corporations (while taking huge salaries) to slash jobs from their own memberships. No one is immune; Moore scrutinizes the President, Bob Dole, NAFTA, Cuban refugees and Pat Buchanan. A scathing, funny book packed with facts, it will appeal to those who loved Al Franken's Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot. Photos. Major ad/promo; author tour. (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 09/02/1996
Release date: 09/01/1996
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