Last week, filmmaker Michael Moore spoke to public sector workers protesting in Wisconsin and said, “”Just 400 Americans — 400 — have more wealth than half of all Americans combined.”
I’m an admirer of Moore, but he can also be guilty sometimes of a little hyperbole. I did find it interesting today, though, to read that The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel actually investigated his claim pretty thoroughly. Here’s their last line:
We rate Moore’s statement True.
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