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Michael Moore: Trump 'Won' The First Presidential Debate



    Michael Moore: Trump 'Won' The First Presidential Debate
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    FILE- In this Sept. 10, 2015 file photo, director Michael Moore attends the "Where to Invade Next" premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Moore’s latest documentary has been acquired by a newly formed distributor a not-yet-named distribution label formed by former Radius founders Tom Quinn and Jason Janego, and Alamo Drafthouse founder Tim League. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

    Documentary filmmaker and outspoken liberal Michael Moore was one of millions watching presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debate the hot-button issues facing the nation Monday night.

    And he thinks Trump "won."

    The tweet was one of many the creator of "Bowling for Columbine" and "Roger and Me" fired off Monday night, plenty of which were incendiary toward Trump's demeanor but also encouraged Clinton supporters to get up and "plan" what they're going to do to defeat the Republican presidential nominee.

    "Pro-Hillary gloaters doing end-zone dance again when still on 50-yd line," Moore tweeted later in the evening. "U MUST get it in your head TRUMP IS GONNA WIN and act accordingly!"

    Not everyone feels the same way as Moore.

    The day after his first general election debate, Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and said he was holding back to avoid embarrassing Clinton. Next time, he threatened, he might get more personal and make a bigger political issue of former President Bill Clinton's marital infidelities.

    Clinton aides on Tuesday acknowledged they'd laid a trap for Trump.

    "He seemed unable to handle that big stage," said Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. "By the end, with kind of snorting and the water gulping and leaning on the lectern that he just seemed really out of gas."

    Moore is originally from Flint, Michigan and has championed causes from workers' rights to gun control and economic justice for the underprivileged.

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