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05/17/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Michael Moore To Dodd: Are You Sh*tting Me? Everyone Wants To Punish Banks (VIDEO)

Michael Moore appeared on "The Dylan Ratigan Show" Wednesday and called out Democrats for not standing up to Wall Street.

Taking aim at the financial reform bill unveiled by Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.), Moore called it "watered down" and doubted that it would be enough to change the system. Moore wondered why Democrats aren't taking a harder line against banks. "I don't understand. What part don't the Democrats get when they see the polls and the American people actually think less of Wall Street and the banks than they do of the members of Congress. What prohibits President Obama and these Democrats to just go on TV and say 'That's it, you stole this money and we're coming after you. You're not going to do this to us again.'

Ratigan ran a clip of Dodd proclaiming that the proposed bill wasn't intended to punish banks. Moore exploded.

Moore: 'We don't wanna punish them?' Are you shitting me?! Everyone wants to punish them and they want their money back and they want their pensions back!

Moore told Ratigan that until money is removed from the political process, "we're doomed."

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