The election of Donald Trump has forced the American political system, and the media, to change the way they do business. Never before in history has a president-elect been able to use social media to get his message out, but it hasn't come without criticism, including from liberal filmmaker Michael Moore.

Moore on Trump

Not long after Donald Trump officially became a candidate for president, he grew his following on Twitter, and used the social media platform to connect to potential voters, while often causing controversy in the process.

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Just days after Trump won the election over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the billionaire real estate vowed to be "very restrained" in his use of Twitter moving forward. However, Trump has not been a man of his word and has only increased his presence on social media. After Trump railed against the media on Monday, including over a cover photo on a recently released election book by CNN, Michael Moore responded to the president-elect on his Twitter account on January 2.

Donald Trump went on a three-part Twitter rant against the media, hitting back for how they underestimated his candidacy and chances for victory on Election Day.

"I thought and felt I would win big, easily over the fabled 270 (electoral votes)," Trump tweeted out, before adding "When they (Clinton campaign) cancelled fireworks, they knew, and so did I." Trump was quickly mocked for his constant obsession with how the media covered the election, which included shots from Michael Moore.

"Hey big guy, if u won already, why do u need 2 keep trying 2 convince us u won?" Michael Moore tweeted back to Donald Trump Monday night, while adding, "Over &over.

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Awfully defensive. Is that because u didn't win?" Moore then trolled Trump on Twitter for complaining about CNN's choice of cover photo for their new book, which the former host of "The Apprentice" was not happy about. "I know! The worst!," Moore tweeted, before humorously adding, "And I heard Wolfie Blitzer was telling Susie during 5th hour you had a booger in your ear! Andy Cooper laughed so hard!"

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