Skip to comments.Hollywood’s heartwarming paean to Barack Obama
Posted on 03/21/2012 11:17:25 AM PDT by Starman417
Ive just sat through the 17 minute homage to Barack Obama narrated by Tom Hanks. How is it possible that Barack Obamas approval rating is even close to 50%? Why isnt it 100%? According to Hanks, Barack Obama is the real deal. Fearless. Intrepid. Selfless. And most of all: Successful. Like Lincoln before him, the events of the day forced his hand and the resulting display of courage and skill showed the greatness of the man.
Like most of what Hollywood creates, this movie is fiction, utterly devoid of a real connection to the real world. In reality, Barack Obama is easily one of, if not the worst President in American history. If he were a contestant on Jeopardy he would have a five digit negative score.
The crime in Hollywood however is not being inaccurate, its being boring. If I were writing a script for our hero President it might include a bit more action.
Heres an outline of my script:
Its a cold November when the economy is in turmoil, and Americans are trudging to the polls in the final climax of a battle between the proxy for the hated oil industry President and the beloved man of the people. Finally night fell and victory is his. The despot from the state of Texas who led the country into two wars and lined the pockets of his Big Oil friends had been vanquished - along with is would be successor. America now had a leader worthy of respect where Americans could once again be proud to say theyre American. This new President is going to save the planet from turning into a fireball, make sure fairness and equity reign supreme and make America respected again around the world. Hes going to stop the bloodletting, both fiscal and actual and like Lincoln before him, hes going to save America. Americans weep in the street at their good fortune.
Our Protagonist in Chief rolls up his sleeves and gets to work. The first thing he does is pass a three quarter of a trillion dollar stimulus bill that will rebuild the infrastructure of America, bridges, roads, railroads the literal foundation of the country. More importantly, its the working people that count and his bill is going to put Americans back to work and keep the unemployment rate from even approaching 8%, 1% lower than it would be without his brilliant plan. At the 11th hour, after a knock down drag out fight our hero signs the legislation into law and the economy is saved. The country lets out a collective sigh of relief. That was close.
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Everyone is forgetting our credit rating went from AAA to AA. GOP Canddiates need to bring this up.
Tom Hanks didn't play Forrest Gump.
Forrest Gump is playing Tom Hanks.
Hanks is an absent-minded sycophant.
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