What a dilemma! Corporate gadfly Michael Moore's message about rapacious institutional greed and hypocrisy is powerful and thought-provoking, but Moore's the kind of self-important blowhard you run from at parties. Shot on the fly while Moore toured
the U.S. (on Random House's dime) in support of his book, Downsize This!,
this slapdash documentary spends as much time showcasing Moore's abrasive buffoonery as it does examining the ways in which the ruthless pursuit of profit above all has diminished the lives of American workers and
their families. The facts and figures are on Moore's side: Corporate profits and executive salaries are up at the same time U.S...