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Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Fahrenheit 9/11 and Legal Issues

OK, I'm no legal expert, obviously, but in reading this article about Michael Moore's new movie, I came across something that I think might be illegal in some way:

Yesterday he said: "When you see the movie you will see things you have never seen before, you will learn things you have never known before. Half the movie is about Iraq - we were able to get film crews embedded with American troops without them knowing that it was Michael Moore. They are totally f---ed."

Is it acceptable to have camera crews embedded with the US military and filming under false pretenses? Seems questionable. Moore says there were some troops who helped them pull this off because they don't like Bush. I wonder if they might be in trouble.