Published On: Tue, Jun 28th, 2016

Michael Moore wants to join EU, says Britain riddled with ‘Hatred of immigrants, xenophobia’

Filmmaker Michael Moore responded to Britain’s vote to leave the European Union by begging Brussels to consider the U.S. as its replacement.

“Europe, u are better off w/o Brits! Now that there’s a vacancy, take us! We want what Europe has: free health care, free college, real beer!” the director tweeted early Friday.

photo Prognosic

photo Prognosic

“Hail Trumptannia! Fear Wins Out In UK. Britain votes to ‘build a ‘wall’ by leaving EU. Hatred of immigrants, xenophobia, nationalism reign,” Moore continued.

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump soon weighed in on the referendum while speaking at Trump Turnberry resort in Scotland.

“I think it’s a great thing that’s happened. It’s an amazing vote, very historic,” Mr. Trump said. “People are angry all over the world. They’re angry over borders, they’re angry over people coming into the country and taking over and nobody even knows who they are. They’re angry about many, many things in the U.K., the U.S. and many other places. This will not be the last.”

Moore directed the documentary “Sicko” in 2007, which touted communist Cuba’s health care as a model that U.S. politicians should look to for legislative inspiration.

Even the liberal leaning Hot Air noted how the group International SOS ranking every nation on Earth for the risks associated with seeking health care inside their borders, Cuba was among the many “high risk” (colored orange) nations for visitors who happen to fall ill while traveling abroad, contradicting the Moore paradigm.

In fact, travelers are more likely to receive proper medical care in nations like the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama and Colombia than they are to get sound care in Cuba, their report noted.

“The system is free, but it is neither fast nor efficient for two important reasons. One is obviously the lack of financial resources, and the other – which is related to the first – is the ‘export’ of doctors, nurses and dentists in exchange for hard currency,” wrote Lucia Newman, a former Cuban resident, wrote for Al Jazeera in 2012.

“Over the years, I have heard many complain about the deteriorating quality of the services offered. One of the problems is that no small number of Cuban doctors have left the country looking for better opportunities abroad,” she added. “They are considered deserters.”

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