Michael Moore, Desperate for Glory
For years now we’ve counted on the documentary filmmaker to be not just wrong, but spectacularly wrong.
Take 2002’s “Bowling for Columbine,” which proclaimed Columbine killers Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were inspired by living so close to military contractor Raytheon and its evil missile factory. (It also forgot to mention Raytheon’s Denver plant builds communication satellites, not missiles.)
Not only did “Bowling for Columbine” fail to bring about the end of American gun culture, it also narrowly preceded both the vast surge of gun sales over the last 15 years, the overall relaxation of draconian gun-control laws, and the plummeting crime rate. But the critics loved it. – READ MORE