The Walt Disney Company has blocked distribution of Michael Moore’s new film “Fahrenheit 9/11” simply because it is critical of the U.S. President George W. Bush.
The film — which links Bush with powerful Saudi families, including that of Osama bin Laden — is set to debut at the Cannes Film Festival in France later this month.
According to today’s edition of The New York Times, it might ‘endanger’ millions of dollars of tax breaks Disney receives from the state of Florida because the film will ‘anger’ the governor of Florida, Jeb Bush.
It’s amazing how the U.S. teaches us new forms of democracy each and every single day. I’m totally awed.
Moore won an Oscar for best documentary feature at last year’s Academy Awards for his film “Bowling for Columbine.”