Liberal activist and filmmaker Michael Moore slammed Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by the League of Conservation Voters — EPA finalizing rule cutting HFCs Democrats steamroll toward showdown on House floor Panic begins to creep into Democratic talks on Biden agenda MORE Monday after she appeared on CBS's "60 Minutes," saying the California Democrat's "old tired privileged ways are over."
White people. Nobody likes giving up power. And they never see the writing on the wall. The new day arrives and no one has the heart to tell them they and their old tired privileged ways are over. https://t.co/jAGjzEjLgp— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) April 15, 2019
Moore included a clip from Pelosi's interview in his tweet where she said that the progressive flank of the House Democratic Caucus, including freshmen such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezEnhanced infrastructure plan is the best way to go WHIP LIST: How House Democrats say they'll vote on infrastructure bill Feehery: The confidence game MORE (D-N.Y.), is “like five people.”
"I do reject socialism as an economic system. If people have that view, that's their view. That is not the view of the Democratic Party," Pelosi said.
“By and large, whatever orientation [House Democrats] came to Congress with, they know that we have to hold the center, that we have to go down the mainstream."
Moore has been an outspoken critic of President TrumpDonald TrumpTexas announces election audit in four counties after Trump demand Schumer sets Monday showdown on debt ceiling-government funding bill Pennsylvania AG sues to block GOP subpoenas in election probe MORE since his election.
He has claimed Democrats were partially responsible for the president's win, saying they "actively depressed the vote" by not nominating candidates more different from Trump.