Thursday, January 27, 2011
Actors and Politicians
Over the years several actors have made the transition to political careers. Ronald Reagan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Al Franken, Sonny Bono to name a few. Some have been more successful than others. But I got to thinking today, we've got another election coming up in 2012, which actor would you like to see toss his or her hat into the ring and start a presidential campaign? The only rules to this discussion are that the actor has to be eligible to be elected, which means even though Salma Hayek is very pretty, you can't vote for her because she wasn't born in the United States. And even though Haley Joel Osment might have some interesting ideas about capital gains taxes and immigration, you can't vote for him because he's underage. Oh, and you can't nominate any Baldwins, particularly Alec. They are all half (or more) insane, not to mention annoying. I'll start things off by suggesting Harrison Ford since he did a respectable job of playing the president in Air Force One.