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Filmmaker Michael Moore thinks humor can win the day

Things may look bleak for Democrats these days, but Michael Moore thinks he knows how they can get back on top — humor.
Filmmaker Michael Moore attends the Turner Network 2017 Upfront presentation at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Things may look bleak for Democrats these days, but Michael Moore thinks he knows how they can get back on top — humor.

The Academy Award-winning director of "Bowling for Columbine" who is currently starring in his one-man Broadway show says wit can be devastating — and points to Melissa McCarthy's "Saturday Night Live" sketches playing a role in the stepping down of White House press secretary Sean Spicer.

Moore has been doing his part in the anti-Donald Trump movement by ridiculing the president, part of what he calls "an unofficial army of comedy out there that is working to bring him down."

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