Moore was asked by Rolling Stone to interview the top three democratic candidates for a cover story. As he explains in a recent letter on the eve of today's Iowa caucus at MichaelMoore.com
, the story never ran.
Moore opens his letter with a New Year's salutation and goes on to express his indignation at President Bush. He then notes "That the Democratic front-runners are a less-than-stellar group of candidates, and that none of them are the 'slam dunk' we wish they were."
Two months ago Moore set out to interview the big three Democratic contenders (Clinton, Obama, and Edwards) for Rolling Stone. While both Senator Edwards and Senator Obama agreed to sit down and chat, Senator Clinton refused and the cover story was killed pursuant to Moore's agreement with the magazine to interview all three.
It's not clear from the letter whether Moore was still able to interview Obama and Edwards. Most of the post is spent lambasting Clinton for her voting record on the war; he also criticizes her for taking more contributions from the health care industry than any other candidate.
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