Stupid White Men Essay

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I. Synopsis In his most compelling and defensive book to date, Michael Moore returns to the world of politics to size up the new century. Stupid White Men and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation attacks the big, ugly special-interest group that's laying waste to the world as we know it: stupid white men. In his book, Moore calls for the United Nations to take action against the "Bush Family Junta," for African-Americans to place Whites Only signs over the entrances of unfriendly businesses, and calls on the Democrats of this nation to turn over their headquarters and return to Republican headquarters where they belong. Stupid White Men is Moore's manifesto on malfeasance and mediocrity. Among his targets in the book are …show more content…

He also believes that a lot of the problems plaguing the nation can be solved if the citizens of this country became more aware of them and took action. IV. Findings Moore's conclusion is an observable and simple one. The bottom line is that American citizens can no longer afford to just survive. They have to stand up and be counted, so to speak. In the epilogue, Moore almost seems to endorse joining the Green Party, but by the end, you see that this is not the case. He is trying to say that people should not just endorse a political party just because they're the only ones that ever get anything done. He is saying that if citizens do not believe in the entire package offered by a certain political party, whether it be Democrat or Republican, then those citizens should support one who does, or go independent, or make another one. To Moore, it's all about ideas and beliefs; getting the problems that mean something to Americans solved and not putting up with something that you frankly don't agree with. Moore says that surviving is for "wimps and game show contestants." Most Americans are neither. V. Methods A. Data Presentation Moore begins his book with a very long, dramatic introduction that basically grabs his audience and says that our world has gone to pieces. Moore uses this introduction to let us know exactly what his conclusion is. America is crap, and we have to do something about it. The way he presents information in this

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