Filmmaker Michael Moore showed up Friday morning for a seven-minute segment on MSNBC's Morning Joe — and ended up staying for a commercial-free 45 minutes. In a wide-ranging conversation, Moore slammed Democrats for enabling Donald Trump's win by ignoring Rust Belt voters, but he predicted America would not actually "have to suffer" under Trump for the entirety of his four-year term. "He has no ideology, except the ideology of Donald J. Trump, and when you have a narcissist like that who is so narcissistic where it's all about him, he will — maybe unintentionally — break laws," Moore said. "He will break laws because he's only thinking about what's best for him." Moore indicated that Trump's narcissism will all but ensure the president-elect will not serve a full term, whether he resigns or is eventually impeached for breaking the law.
While it is Hillary Clinton and President Obama's duty to get behind President-elect Trump, Moore insisted the rest of America is free to "resist and oppose." "This is going to be a massive resistance," Moore said. Still, Moore noted, Democrats need to get more in tune with working class voters. Clinton "lost by 11,000 votes in Michigan," Moore said. "Ninety thousand Michiganders voted for every office and every ballot proposal on both sides of the ballot and refused to vote for president." Those voters refused to vote for Trump, Moore said, but they also "were not going to participate in what they saw as a system that had left them forgotten and at bay."
The entirety of the 45-minute conversation is available for viewing below. Becca Stanek