Michael Moore wants Matt Damon to run for PRESIDENT -- not just because he believes in Matt's outspoken politics ... but because he believes Matt might actually WIN in 2012.
Michael spoke in an online seminar yesterday for FireDogLake.com -- and when asked who he thought would be a viable candidate in next year's election, Michael instantly replied, "Matt Damon."
Check out the audio to hear why.
As we previously reported, Matt's definitely got passion -- going on a badass tirade recently at an education rally in defense of teachers.
So we gotta ask ...