Socialist filmmaker Michael Moore was one of the few people on the left who predicted that Donald Trump would win the presidency, and on Wednesday night, he made another prediction: That Trump might step aside instead of taking a seat in the Oval Office.
In an interview on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Moore said that while he thought Trump might win, he never wanted it to happen.
“I never wanted to be more wrong,” Moore said. “I remember when I said this on the show, the audience moaned, like ‘no,’ all because it didn’t seem possible. She was ahead in the polls, she was winning the debates, it was a great convention. And he’s crazy.”
But Moore said there was cause for heavy-hearted liberals to feel optimism.
“He’s not president until noon on January 20 of 2017,” Moore said. “So that’s more than six weeks away. Would you not agree, regardless of which side of the political fence you’re on, this has been the craziest election year? Nothing anyone has predicted has happened. The opposite has happened. So is it possible that in these next six weeks something else might happen, something crazy, something we’re not expecting?”
Meyers asked, “Do you think it’s possible that he now realizes this job is way more work than he wanted it to be?”
“Oh, he is so bummed out,” Moore replied. “He may decide he just wants to quit before he even takes office. Everyone in the audience is saying that’s not possible. Everybody in this audience at some point in their life on the first day of their job knew they had taken the wrong job.”
Bummed out…? Trump is the first president-elect in history to KEEP CAMPAIGNING after election day, he’s having so much fun. As Moore said, he won’t be president for more than a month. Yet he’s already put together that Carrier deal, he’s rocked the foreign policy establishment with his call to Taiwan, and he’s putting together an all-star Cabinet. Why would he be “bummed out?”
But hey, Moore thinks it’s a well-known fact that Clinton won all three debates and put on a “great convention.” He doesn’t even know how to take a step back and see those for the opinions that they are. He just thinks it’s a given. And so, he’s going to see whatever he needs to see to confirm his worldview. He may have predicted Trump’s victory, but he’s just as blind as the rest of the left.