Movement Pictures; 'Border' Warrior David Bossie Leads the Right into Documentary Films
Byline: Scott Galupo, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
"This is the greatest job ever," David Bossie crows. "Here, let me show you something."
Mr. Bossie is president of the conservative grass-roots organization Citizens United, headquartered in a converted town house in Southeast, near Lincoln Park. Burly and brimming with enthusiasm, he leads me outside his office to a round table on which there are several items. You could call them Mr. Bossie's hats. "I like to think of it as my toolbox," the Montgomery County volunteer firefighter says.
There's a paperback copy of one of the books he has written. A policy paper with Citizens United letterhead. An amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court.
And, strangely enough, movie posters.
Ever since waking up one morning in the summer of 2004, sweating the apparent success of Michael Moore's anti-Bush documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11," Mr. Bossie has been pioneering for conservatives a form of advocacy that once was virtually the exclusive preserve of liberals - point-of-view documentaries.
First and most urgently came the rebuttal to Michael Moore, "Celsius 41.11: The Temperature at Which the Brain Begins to Die."
"I really was trying in my mind to discount the importance of …
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Publication information: Article title: Movement Pictures; 'Border' Warrior David Bossie Leads the Right into Documentary Films. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: September 1, 2006. Page number: D01. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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