Critic Review - TIME Magazine

Every anti-Obama argument D'Souza makes from the right could be made, more forcefully, from the left.

August 31, 2012 Full Review Source: TIME Magazine | Comments (42)
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Mike Hinz

Mike Hinz

Read Obama's book. You write for a liberal journal that has tainted you with bias.

Aug 31 - 06:04 PM

Lewis Morris

Lewis Morris

Oh, shush. So quick to call biased, I bet you didn't even read the review (which is pretty accurate to what I thought about the film myself).

Sep 1 - 09:28 AM

Jonathan

Jonathan Cumbee

Reality has a liberal bias, Mike.

Sep 8 - 10:10 PM

bainst

fc b

As does Jesus.

Sep 10 - 10:58 PM

Herb B.

Herb Brooks

Umm, it's not an anti-Obama movie? Have you even seen it?

It's just a factual depiction of our current president. Every American should see it. If you're not really sure who/what Obama stands for, you've got to see this unbiased movie.

Aug 31 - 09:59 PM

chirpie

ryan kramer

It looks like you just joined this site this month and only reviewed this movie... are you SURE it's not biased?

Sep 1 - 09:15 AM

Atreyuu2003

Troy Theisen

This movie is ABSOLUTELY unbiased. The fact is this, the truth is so bad that is sounds like bias.

Sep 2 - 08:10 PM

Christopher Kulik

Christopher Kulik

LOL, shut up!

Sep 3 - 02:05 PM

Stephen Dench

Stephen Dench

How is it unbiased. Everything it says is one sided. For example, he paints the picture that it was a baffling decision not to approve the keystone pipeline that he must have made because he hates America, but doesn't even mention any of the arguments against the pipe, or all the Americana's that wrote him asking him to stop it. It is true that the deficit has exploded under Obama but he acts like the only reason would be because he is trying to rob our wealth, but there is no mention that Bush increased the deficit (not nearly as much but still did) or the near economic collapse at the end of Bush's presidency that lead to the need for stimulus. Not to mention that it paints him as sympathetic to Muslim terrorists with no mention of how he ordered the raid that killed bin Laden or the other drone strikes that have killed dozens of terrorists. The movie may be factual but they are all partial facts and partial truths can be easily manipulated.

Sep 5 - 07:12 PM

Jan Barchuk

Jan Barchuk

Wake up sweetie, our country had been after Bin Laden for years. We botched another chance to get him; it just happened that on Obama's watch OUR TROOPS brought him down. Mr. Obama takes full credit for bringing Bin Laden down but can you imagine what would have happened had he not moved on the intelligence provided to the Oval office?

Oct 19 - 07:45 AM

Mariah Lane

Mariah Lane

Just as Bush (and probably Romney) would have if it happened under his watch :)

Nov 3 - 03:37 PM

Mandy G

Mandy G

I can't believe you would say a comment like that. That's as if you were just taken out of your high school football game, were sitting on the sidelines, the player that took your spot got the winning touchdown, and you say,"Well, if I was in there, I could have made that play too." Ridiculous post sir and ma'am.

Nov 4 - 07:09 AM

Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett

I think we should split the country - let all the liberals live in one half and conservatives in the other half. Let's see how that works for the liberals. Soon our side would be flooded by everyone wanting to come on over and have what we have because their philosphy couldn't cut it for them in the real world!

Sep 1 - 01:55 PM

Michelle Stewart

Michelle Stewart

interesting proposal, I think we should. Especially since most RED take more from the Government then they give, and most BLUE states give more to the Government coffers then they take. The Blue states have been carry the red states long enough.

Sep 1 - 05:15 PM

Pat Glaze

Pat Glaze

Actually I thought states run by Republican governors were generally fairing far better than those run by Democrat governors atm?

Sep 2 - 11:03 AM

Miguel Enguidanos

Miguel Enguidanos

Here is a link to the Economist showing each State's contribution- Fed Spending

http://www.economist.com/blogs/dailychart/2011/08/americas-fiscal-union

Sep 2 - 01:42 PM

Jeffrey Reed

Jeffrey Reed

Well since it a proven fact the Red states are vastly more charitable than Blue states.

Sep 2 - 08:12 PM

Miguel Enguidanos

Miguel Enguidanos

The red states tend to take more money from the Feds than the blue states.

Sep 5 - 07:18 AM

Eric C.

Eric C.

you mean church money

Sep 17 - 05:02 AM

Erik Grimba

Erik Grimba

its called Canada, and we're doing quite fine thank you.

Sep 6 - 03:27 PM

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Matt Brauninger

Matt Brauninger

@ bennet - Split the country...best idea ever!!

Sep 7 - 06:08 PM

ranndino

000 000

That is a great proposal. Except the result would be directly opposite. The liberal coasts have been carrying your water for decades. We are the ones who drive the US economy while your states would quickly turn into a 3rd world country. Even with out help you're not that far from it.

Sep 8 - 03:21 PM

Timothy Wenners

Timothy Wenners

lol

You mean how California and New York are the biggest debt ridden states in the Union?

your funny.
go back to watching MSNBC...

Sep 8 - 04:36 PM

Jonathan

Jonathan Cumbee

This might be the most pathetic comment I've ever read.

Sep 8 - 10:11 PM

Christian Comedians

Christian Comedians

HAHAHHAHA The lib times cant handle the truth!

Sep 1 - 05:41 PM

John C.

John Casey

Go back to your pickup truck, parasite.

Sep 2 - 05:38 PM

Jeffrey Reed

Jeffrey Reed

I do not think he even watched it. It looks like he read other reviews and ones that were not to good, at that. How can the left make a more forceful argument that Romney is anti-colonial and wants the US and the Third world on equal footing? But what can you expect from the man who thought Speed Racer was one of the best movies of 2008.

Sep 2 - 08:08 PM

Chris McDonald

Chris McDonald

Jeffrey, did you even read the actual review? There's no argument here regarding Romney's views on anti colonialism, but just that Obama shows no evidence of anti colonialism himself. The prez is moderate, not some left wing radical as Dinesh attempts to portray him. How about linking to that article from The Weekly Standard; that will give some perspective from a more credible conservative viewpoint.

Sep 4 - 10:55 AM

Natalie Goldberger

Natalie Goldberger

A very powerful movie that really does try to get to the heart of why Obama has made such unlikely decisions for America and American's place in the world. It really does appear that Obama does not have America's best interest at heart and this movie tries to explore what inner demons might be influencing him instead. A well researched and very thought-provoking movie. Sorry if you libs hate hearing the truth or at least are too scared to actually try to investigate the truth.

Sep 4 - 02:41 AM

Adam Freeman

Adam Freeman

It is pretty sad that republicans jump on board any propaganda put out against the president. I wasn't a fan of Bush, but I never hated the guy as a human being.

Sep 5 - 01:59 AM

Jonathan Edward O.

Jon Owens

are you serious??? have you ever heard of a guy called Michael Moore? You don't think liberals jumped all over his films? it's the same on both sides it just depends on what teet you choose to suck on.

Oct 15 - 10:05 PM

James Dunlop

James Dunlop

You mean to say the lying American hating left, I accept your apology.

Sep 6 - 07:25 AM

Nicholas Dickson

Nicholas Dickson

Like what Richard?

Sep 6 - 02:40 PM

Jonathan

Jonathan Cumbee

Case in point: Obama included a majority of the foundation for the ACA because of Republican ideas. Obama has greatly increased domestic drilling leases. Obama has outright said he is a fan of Reagan. Obama claims to be against the war on drugs, but his administration has prosecuted more cases for it than W. Obama has actually grown the government less than the past 3 Republican presidents. Obama is not tough on environmental regulations and has not increased the EPA's budget substantially since he took office. Obama has not ended Bush tax cuts at the request of Republicans. Obama has not eliminated oil subsidies.

The list of things that Obama does that signify he is a moderate rather than a far-left liberal is endless. You right-wingers are just too busy shouting that the sky is falling to hear all the bad things people in the middle and left of the spectrum say about the president. He is a moderate, but you guys are so far right-wing that you can't even see it.

Sep 8 - 10:18 PM

Adan Starr

Adan Starr

Well I just read a bunch of Richards reviews and I have to say Time sure knows how to pick them. My father stopped getting time magazine in the early 80's because it so blatantly bent towards socialism. They are for the collective. Less freedom less individualism. That is why they are doomed to be a website in the near future.

Sep 10 - 11:13 AM

Brandon W.

Brandon Whales

doomed? get a grip pal every magazines going to end up online so don't act like that's shameful or anything

Sep 12 - 08:08 PM

Grant Myers

Grant Myers

your a moron

Sep 11 - 10:33 PM

Daniel Krause

Daniel Krause

looks like you're the moron

Sep 20 - 09:12 PM

Tamera Jensen

Tamera Jensen

I dare you to watch the movie and then read the TIME WORLD article from Friday, APR 03, 2009 by Micheal Scherer/Strasbourg. Gives the article a whole new depth. Course you are liberal media so you probably have your blinders on...and will continue to follow him right into the "new regime".

Sep 14 - 03:56 PM

Anonymous I.

Anonymous Incognito

Why do some right-wingers blindly attack Obama? He represents everything that Bush stood for. Indefinite detention, unconstitutional wars in the Middle East, governments run by big corporations, keeping Guantanamo open, the use of unethical methods of warfare, the TARP bailouts, Goldman Sachs, government surveillance, and diminishing our basic freedoms.

Sep 15 - 04:31 PM

Max Flynn

Max Flynn

So are you criticing how well done the movie is? Or are you just waving your liberal dick around?

Sep 15 - 08:50 PM

George Hoffmann

George Hoffmann

Your comment doesn't even make sense. Truth is truth. Why does this movie come from the "right". I do have to agree though, that if the "left" were honest, they would be making the same arguments.

Sep 17 - 08:55 AM

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