Michael Moore reveals 10-point plan to get rid of Donald Trump as US President

Filmmaker publishes guide to make Republican leader 'toast again'

Film director Michael Moore speaks to the crowd during a women's march rally
Film director Michael Moore speaks to the crowd during a women's march rally

Left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore has shared a 10-point plan to oust Donald Trump from the White House.

The longtime critic of the Republican leader published the “easy-to-follow” guide in a bid to “make Trump toast again”.

Moore argued that Mr Trump was in “deep, deep trouble”, citing controversy over his administration’s ties to Russia and the unpopularity of his travel ban, and urged supporters to capitalise on these controversies.

He suggested contacting Congress, participating in marches and even running for office, telling supporters: “We can stop him. We can nonviolently block and obstruct halt the damage he’s doing. But it’s going to need — and take — ALL HANDS ON DECK!”

Moore encouraged supporters to make their voices heard in Congress, reminding Americans that local representatives “work for us.”

“1. THE DAILY CALL: You must call Congress every day. Yes – YOU! 202-225-3121. It will take just TWO MINUTES! Make it part of your daily routine, one of those five things you do every morning without even thinking about it,” he wrote.

“These politicians freak out if they get just 10 calls on an issue. Imagine them getting 10,000! Holy c*** – the dome will pop off that building!”

He urged supporters to go even further by showing up to local Congress offices once a month to put further pressure on representatives.

Moore also urged readers to support national groups such as Planned Parenthood and ACLU resisting the Trump administration, and to keep up momentum behind popular protests such as the women’s march.

“It’s critical that large numbers of us continue to march, protest, sit-in, and be very visible — to Trump, so he knows we are the majority; to put the Dems on notice that we expect them to grow a spine; to our fellow Americans who live in Boise or Tulsa or Grand Rapids and have been feeling alone and afraid since the election,” he wrote.

“Our mass presence reminds them the people didn’t elect Trump. And it is good for each of us to operate in concert with each other, to feel the solidarity and the hope.”

Moore highlighted the importance of reforming the Democratic party saying: “PLEASE, the old leadership has to go.” He also encouraged Americans to run for office to create real change in the political system.

“If we don’t enact a radical overhaul right now, we are doomed as far as having a true opposition party during the Trump era. And that, more than anything, will help to usher in the vice-grip of a totalitarian culture,” he wrote.

“8. YOU MUST RUN FOR OFFICE: I know, that’s the LAST thing you want to do. But if we keep leaving the job up to the dismal, lame, pathetic political hacks who have sold us all down the river, then what right do we have to complain?”

Moore also urged followers to “stop complaining about the media” and instead “become the media.”

“Find the ones who are doing a good job and then start your own “media empire” by sharing their work and your work on the internet,” he wrote.

“Yes, I’m talking to you, Baby Boomers. Get over it, put down your postage stamps and your “TV clicker” and find a six-year old to show you how to start tweeting.”

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