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Matt Damon for President?

Michael Moore endorses the hollywood actor for the U.S. presidency

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Liberal filmmaker and political activist Michael Moore made serious internet waves on Wednesday when he suggested that 41-year-old Hollywood actor Matt Damon should run for the U.S. presidency. In a virtual town hall forum hosted by the blog FireDogLake, Moore argued that Damon’s credibility for the position lies in his willingness to express his political opinions, no matter who they may offend (Damon openly compared Sarah Palin’s vice-presidential campaign to a “bad Disney movie”). Political blogs and Hollywood gossip sites have been discussing the actor’s political credentials non-stop, but Damon has expressed no interest in running for office. But he has been active in criticizing the Tea Party recently, saying they are going to drive the American economy “off a cliff”.

The Globe and Mail

 

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