Story by: Jack Foley
MICHAEL Moore has continued to be a thorn in the side of President
George Bush by announcing that he is planning a sequel to his
hit documentary, Fahrenheit 9/11.
The follow-up, to be called Fahrenheit 9/11 and a half, should
be ready in time for the next election.
In an interview with trade magazine, Variety, Moore confirmed
that a sequel was very much in the works, stating: "We want
to get the cameras rolling now and have it ready in two [to] three
Moore had hoped that his first film,
which exposed alleged business links between the Bush family and
the Bin Ladens, as well as the first evidence of US troops abusing
Iraqi prisoners, would have opened his nation's eyes to some harsh
truths about their political leader.
He fought a hard campaign to ensure the film was released in
the States ahead of the recent presidential elections, hoping
it would influence the outcome.
But despite one of the closest votes in years, Bush was re-elected,
to the dismay of Moore.
Yet he has come back fighting and even found a positive side
to the electoral outcome.
"There is a silver lining - George Bush is prohibited by
law from running again," he explained.
"Fifty one percent of the American people lacked information
[in this election]," Moore continued.
"We want to educate and enlighten them. They weren't told