Monday, August 23, 2010

Michael Moore Praises Bradley Manning, Suspected WikiLeaks Source ‎

by David Dishneau, Associated Press, August 20, 2010


US Army Private Bradley Manning


HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Michael Moore, the Oscar-winning filmmaker, will contribute $5,000 to help defend the Army private suspected of leaking classified documents to an Internet whistle-blower from serving time in prison.

A champion of liberal and left-wing causes, Moore told The Associated Press in a telephone interview he also hopes to make the public understand that Pfc. Bradley Manning exposed what Moore called “war crimes.”

“He did a courageous thing and he did a patriotic thing,” Moore said.

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