The movie Fahrenheit 9/11 was probably the most controversial out of all the movies we’ve seen in class, the movie was directed by Michael Moore who also had directed other controversial movies. This movie was very well directed, and showed the democratic side of what people thought of 9/11 and about president George W. Bush. Honestly I don’t like Bush, and I think he cheated during his second election or that there was a huge mistake, but non-the less he became the United States president. During his four years I don’t feel like he really achieved much, but the one thing he managed to do was send many low class citizens off to a war that we didn’t need to fight. Bush sent thousands of troops over to Iraq to “fight the enemy” but there really was never any enemy over there in the first place
The movie exaggerated a few things such as Bushes long vacation and also lying about Bush not reading vital information. But some unexaggerated things in the movie were things like Bush didn’t know what to do when the towers were hit. He was at a school reading and he did nothing, maybe because he was scared or he didn’t want to leave the kids. But an over view of it is that he did nothing until it was too late. Bush let Osama escape the country, Bush could have interrogated Osama and his family like any suspect is supposed to go through, but he was never interrogated or anything he was allowed permission to leave the country when other United States citizens had to stay put.
Michael Moore had a lot to say about the president and for the most part I believed almost everything he said. Because truthfully Bush was an idiot who couldn’t public speak or even lead a country the right way. Michael Moore also did a great job of getting the people views on the government and on the war in Iraq. There were families that had lost their sons and their daughters to the war and for what?...
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