Skip to comments.If Hollywood Ran America
Posted on 02/22/2007 11:18:51 AM PST by SJackson
When it comes to Hollywood-style candidates for president, Americans like the strong, silent type. Specifically, they prefer Clint Eastwood.
But if they cant have Eastwood, then Oprah Winfrey comes in a close second, according to a just-released FOX News Poll.
conducted the national telephone poll of 900 registered voters for FOX News from Jan. 30 to Jan. 31. The poll has a 3-point error margin.
The poll was taken as part of a FOX News special, Reel Politics: If Hollywood Ran America. The hourlong program will air Saturday at 4 p.m. ET and Sunday at 4 p.m., 9 p.m. and midnight ET. FOX News Entertainment Correspondent Bill McCuddy hosts the special.
From a list of six celebrities, the poll asked Americans which one they would like to see hypothetically in the White House. In addition to Eastwood and Winfrey, the list included Sean Penn, Barbra Streisand, Mel Gibson and Angelina Jolie.
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Democrats are more likely to say they would support Winfrey (40 percent) than Eastwood (25 percent). Among Republicans, Eastwood (40 percent) is the clear favorite, followed by Gibson (18 percent) and Winfrey (17 percent). Independents are evenly split between Eastwood and Winfrey (32 percent each).
A 54 percent majority says they would prefer Gore making movies, far outdistancing the 15 percent that like the idea of Streisand making policy.
I don't know about President but if Winfrey ran for Mayor of Chicago she would win in a walk.
If Hollywood ran America I might move to Mexico.
How quickly they forget Reagan.
or a waddle.
What if Bollywood ran America? Everyone's life would be a B movie style crime drama where people occasionally put on sunglasses and burst into song.
If Hollywood ran America there would be a sex clown in every old age retirement home.
Eastwood, nah Chuck Norris would fight him for it.
This one is easy.....anyone know where McCarthy is? Hollywood got shut down during the McCarthy era. Time to do it again. It took about 60 years for them to get back to where they are now.
| What about this guy?
I'd vote for this guy over
folks I've seen so far . . .
They'd make a law requiring us to watch their insipid, banal, trashy movies and send us to a maximum security prison for 10 yrs if we refused.
Hollywood is five very large companies with diversified products.
Oddly, they remain one of the few American industries with a profitable global market.
Gosh with that list, I would pick Eastwood too. What a bunch they offered. lol.
Why would you want to harm one of this country's most productive and proftiable industries?
Streisand in the White House?
Dude, don't even JOKE like that! (Shudders at the thought of it).
man , I sure miss John Wayne , Jimmy Stewart and all the other great patriots that have done their time on the silver screen. Where have they all gone?