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Michael Moore doesn't mince words, and that includes when talking about President Barack Obama, a man you'd think he would mostly see eye-to-eye with.

Not so much. Asked by The Hollywood Reporter about Obama's claim to have saved Detroit, the Michigan native and liberal filmmaker bristled.

Michael Moore, Barack Obama

"I wrote Obama a letter and I said, 'Dear President Obama, God Bless you, but you did not save Detroit. You saved General Motors. You saved Chrysler.'"

"Detroit at this point would stand a better chance," the 60-year-old Moore said, "if it were an Iraqi or Syrian city in term of getting some sort of help."

"And I think Obama sadly has done many, many good things, but he's also been a huge disappointment," Moore added, not holding back on the POTUS.

"I really wish somebody would say to him - maybe I'll say to him in case he's watching, you do read The Hollywood Reporter Mr. President, don't you?"

"When the history is written of this era this is how you'll be remembered: he was the first black president. OK, not a bad accomplishment, but that's it."

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Controversial liberal filmmaker Michael Moore and other celebrities are putting their names and bank accounts on the line for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Assange, who was arrested for sex crimes in the UK last week, remains in custody pending an appeal by authorities against a judge's decision to grant him bail.

He has vowed to fight extradition to Sweden, arguing that the charges against him are politically motivated and designed to deflect attention from WikiLeaks.

Maybe Moore can also front Assange a new haircut?

This stance has won him some high-profile backing, as was shown at a hearing Tuesday when some notable faces entered Westminster Magistrates Court.

He also found prominent support from here in the U.S., as Michael Moore pledged $20,000 from "his own pocket" to ensure the embattled Assange's freedom.

The director of Bowling for Columbine and Farenheit 9/11 said he backs Assange and will do "anything else I can do to keep WikiLeaks alive and thriving."

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