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Michael Moore: America ‘Lost Something Of Our Soul’ In Killing Osama Bin Laden

by Frances Martel | 10:24 pm, May 5th, 2011

Michael Moore has gotten himself into something of a semantic firestorm regarding the death of Osama bin Laden, calling it an “assassination” and lamenting he didn’t get a day in court. Moore defended his position (and made the requisite Nazi analogy) to Piers Morgan on CNN tonight, arguing that America is “better” than tracking bin Laden down.

Initially, Moore did not seem particularly annoyed with the fact that bin Laden had been killed, only with the fact that “the story has changed four times now in four days” and that this was an “execution or an assassination,” technically. “I don’t think anyone would go ‘why did you go there and kill him?’” he told Morgan, though he seemed to change his tune a little later in the discussion.

“We’ve lost something of our soul here in this country,” Moore argued, by not

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Added: May-6-2011 Occurred On: May-6-2011
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