Did Michael Moore unwittingly attend an anti-Trump rally allegedly organized by Russians?

by

comment
It's no secret that filmmaker and Michigan native Michael Moore is not a fan of our current Commander-in-Chief. Throughout Trump's campaign, Moore was a vocal opponent, appearing at a number of anti-Trump rallies, including one near Trump Tower in New York City on Nov. 12.


No biggie, right? Well, on Friday prosecutors said 13 meddling Russians were not only behind pro-Trump rallies, but anti-Trump rallies as well, including a "Trump is NOT my President" rally in NYC "on or around Nov. 12," according to the indictment signed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.



It's been widely reported that the indictment claims the goal of the meddling was to "sow discord in the U.S. political system, including the 2016 U.S. presidential election." It reads, in part, "Defendants and their coconspirators
used false U.S. personas to organize and coordinate U.S. political rallies in support of then president-elect Trump, while simultaneously using other false U.S. personas to organize and coordinate U.S. political rallies protesting the results of the 2016 U.S. presidential election." 

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Detroit Metro Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Detroit and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Detroit's true free press free.