What Movie Will Obama Adminstration Be?

Dave Schuler has an amusing — and yet insightful — view of what the Obama administration will look like as seen through the lens of classic movies.

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  1. Bithead says:

    The answer:

    The Candidate (Redford, 1972)

    He gets elected, and says “What now?”

  2. rodney dill says:

    You got it wrong there Bithead — The question is what movie will Obama’s administration be, not what movie has it been.

  3. Triumph says:

    What Movie Will Obama Adminstration Be?

    Hmm.. I had already had one picked out for McCain: “Nailn’ Palin”

  4. DC Loser says:

    The Natural.

  5. tom p says:

    “Night of the Living Dead”

  6. DC Loser says:

    Of course for McCain it would have been The Manchurian Candidate.

  7. John425 says:

    I expect “There Will Be Blood”, or “REDS”

  8. Eneils Bailey says:

    Blazing Saddles

  9. G.A.Phillips says:

    “Night of the Living Dead”
    Blazing Saddles

    we have two winers, if we get someone with skills to splice them together, lol, good job guys, me thinks a little victory has freed up your minds.