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Marr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-07-07 10:38 AM
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42. Do the Dems have *any* politicians that are former actors?
I know the Republicans have Schwarzeneggar, Reagan, Eastwood, and Thompson. Both Schwarzeneggar and Thompson are (or at least were) discussed as possible GOP contenders for the White House. Do the Democrats have any similar affinity for actor politicians...?

I'd expect the Dems to at least MATCH the Republicans in this respect, considering the way the right-wing loves to toss around the word "Hollywood" as a pejorative.
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  -Read this, and laugh...(Freepers and Fred Thompson) wienerdoggie  May-07-07 08:52 AM   #0 
  - Until I saw  Turbineguy   May-07-07 08:56 AM   #1 
  - He is being heralded as the 'Second coming of Reagan"---  rodeodance   May-07-07 08:58 AM   #2 
  - Is it any wonder that these morons like george? They also make zero sense.  Blue State Native   May-07-07 08:59 AM   #3 
  - Here's the one that made me laugh...  butterfly77   May-07-07 09:00 AM   #4 
  - LOL! Yes, just a "good person"--no longer a deity, unfortunately--  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 09:01 AM   #5 
  - "ive studied on the subject"  rusty charly   May-07-07 09:07 AM   #7 
  - My personal favorite part is Fred's "internal locus of control"---  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 09:03 AM   #6 
  - I don't know. It's hard to beat those "down home analygies.  Arkansas Granny   May-07-07 09:33 AM   #16 
  - "analygies" Hee heeeeee...  warren pease   May-07-07 09:44 AM   #21 
     - I noticed that too--my analygie gets inflamed sometimes,  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 09:45 AM   #23 
        - I'm sure your special cream is a "down home" remedy!  Iris   May-07-07 09:48 AM   #28 
           - I'm too embarrassed to talk about it...  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 09:52 AM   #31 
  - aka a tapeworm....  pretzel4gore   May-07-07 09:41 AM   #19 
  - That goes along with their internal locus...  Cassandra   May-07-07 10:17 AM   #38 
  - Naw, that was a dig at Roody, read it again:  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 10:59 AM   #50 
  - I had thought his internal locus  NewJeffCT   May-07-07 11:12 AM   #53 
     - No, that would be his EXTERNAL locus of control.  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 11:35 AM   #54 
  - So, being tall qualifies this guy to be a great pres in themids of  Ilsa   May-07-07 09:10 AM   #8 
  - Well, you can't project your "soaring ideals" if you're only 5'8", now can you?  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 09:12 AM   #10 
  - "Let the eeeeaaagles soar!"  Poiuyt   May-07-07 09:43 AM   #20 
  - ROTFLMAO! Was that supposed to be a photo of Ashcroft? n/t  hootinholler   May-07-07 11:05 AM   #51 
     - That's him. Singing at the end of a press conference  Poiuyt   May-07-07 12:39 PM   #55 
        - Try ctrl-refresh to see what we see.  hootinholler   May-07-07 02:36 PM   #57 
           - Yikes!  Poiuyt   May-07-07 06:05 PM   #65 
  - Just a damn minute...  warren pease   May-07-07 07:20 PM   #67 
     - I'm just under 5 feet--my ideals don't so much soar as nip at people's ankles.  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 08:05 PM   #70 
  - well, that and he's been on TV! n/t  Iris   May-07-07 09:49 AM   #29 
  - They should have voted for Kerry.  treestar   May-07-07 10:45 AM   #47 
  - Huh?  George Oilwellian   May-07-07 09:11 AM   #9 
  - Geez, it's right there in the New Testament: "Blessed are those with  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 09:14 AM   #11 
  - Freepers are such suckers for Hollywood.  gatorboy   May-07-07 09:17 AM   #12 
  - So much for those "Hollywood liberals".  Arkansas Granny   May-07-07 09:34 AM   #17 
  - Spot on gator  Jim Warren   May-07-07 09:56 AM   #32 
  - That's right. Actors with political opinions are bad. Unless of course those opinions agree with  LibInTexas   May-07-07 08:25 PM   #71 
  - "unlike president bush unfortunately, who is also good person..." Yeah.  Buzz Clik   May-07-07 09:20 AM   #13 
  - Bush is the bestest mass-murdering sociopath ever! nt  Oregonian   May-07-07 09:48 AM   #27 
  - This calls for a strong, unanimous, rallying, cry from us in! And that cry must be:  YOY   May-07-07 09:24 AM   #14 
  - Can Jerry Orbach be resurrected? Because we're talkin' Jesus-level politics here.  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 09:32 AM   #15 
  - Wow - if Freddy writes a book it will be appanded to the bible  rurallib   May-07-07 09:37 AM   #18 
  - I'm fairly certain that Thompson can heal the sick. He definitely can cast out demons.  Buzz Clik   May-07-07 09:45 AM   #22 
  - Jesus prefers a nice lightweight wool blend from Armani.  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 09:47 AM   #24 
  - I suppose his trophy tart is Mary Magdalene  Warpy   May-07-07 09:47 AM   #25 
  - "Sen. Thompson, how sweet of you to have brought your daughter!"  Mayberry Machiavelli   May-07-07 07:22 PM   #68 
  - wow. I peronally love...FREDOPEDIA  northzax   May-07-07 09:48 AM   #26 
  - I'd like to laugh...  Jade Fox   May-07-07 09:51 AM   #30 
  - Who can beat Jesus, really? We don't have a prayer! All we have  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 09:58 AM   #34 
  - I'm not laughing. That guy could seriously unify their base and pose a major challenge to us  rockymountaindem   May-07-07 09:58 AM   #33 
  - Read Bob Novak's article that I posted in Editorials--he's going  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 10:05 AM   #35 
     - I ain't scared of fred, he will lose  DiverDave   May-07-07 10:11 AM   #36 
     - Okay, but never underestimate the power of freepers  rockymountaindem   May-07-07 10:15 AM   #37 
        - Sure, but the rest of the country isn't Freepers. This is just an example  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 10:33 AM   #39 
  - Give an example of "external" locus of control--cattle prods? Nagging wives?  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 10:37 AM   #40 
  - We get bashed for "hollywood liberals", and yet they consistantly elect movie stars.  Beelzebud   May-07-07 10:38 AM   #41 
  - Referring to Fred as a "movie star" is a bit of a stretch.  Left Is Write   May-07-07 02:41 PM   #58 
  - Do the Dems have *any* politicians that are former actors?  Marr   May-07-07 10:38 AM   #42 
  - You're forgetting that Dems are generally better able to separate fantasy from reality.  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 10:44 AM   #45 
  - Bingo! RWs just play the role of leader, liberals know when that  treestar   May-07-07 10:47 AM   #49 
  - Oh, hey, don't forget Fred Grandy. Repubs had Fred Grandy too.  Left Is Write   May-07-07 02:42 PM   #59 
     - He's next, if FT flames out and Capt. Steubing lets him off yeoman duty.  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 02:47 PM   #62 
  - Since when did Jesus use "down home parables that the common person could relate to"?  EstimatedProphet   May-07-07 10:40 AM   #43 
  - Wait - if the rapture is THIS YEAR and not LAST YEAR - why do they care about '08  Little Wing   May-07-07 10:42 AM   #44 
  - New word for the Freep Dictionary: analygies  Whoa_Nelly   May-07-07 10:45 AM   #46 
  - I think it should be right up there with "Morans", in the gallery of Freepspeak.  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 10:47 AM   #48 
  - Unfortunately I can't update it right now  EstimatedProphet   May-07-07 11:07 AM   #52 
  - ROFLMAO!  George Oilwellian   May-07-07 12:45 PM   #56 
  - Sounds like someone's casting asparagus!  Left Is Write   May-07-07 02:43 PM   #60 
     - Stop it now, I'm series!  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 02:45 PM   #61 
  - Jesus used down home parables? Would that be the down home cowboy Jesus?  Whoa_Nelly   May-07-07 02:56 PM   #63 
     - It's the red-pickup-driving Savings-and-Loan-lobbying Jesus.  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 03:10 PM   #64 
        - You mean this guy???  Whoa_Nelly   May-07-07 07:04 PM   #66 
           - The Mobile Baptismal Pool--saving souls from coast to coast!  wienerdoggie   May-07-07 08:03 PM   #69 

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