Pop Culture Presidential Candidates
With the election right around the corner, people nationwide are voicing their opinions on who they think should run the country. Aside from the saint that is Oprah, we thought we’d round up fifteen of our celebrity presidential picks. Here’s why these hopefuls would make legendary leaders offscreen:
Ellen DeGeneresThere's no political issue an impromptu dance party can't solve. Plus, this talk show host looks great in a pantsuit.
Steve MartinThis funny guy writes, acts and possesses an unusually high IQ. After all, the American people want reform and a good laugh.
Amy PoehlerIs it just us, or does President Poehler have a nice ring to it? Thanks to this Parks & Rec episode, it only makes sense if her campaign song was 'Get on Your Feet'.
Anderson CooperHe's not afraid to ask the tough questions, but how would he fare answering them? That smile alone could win over a few voters.
Stephen ColbertColbert was named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People...twice. He's already teased us with the possibility of running, so we can only keep our fingers crossed.
Glenn CloseThanks to her recent performance in Albert Nobbs, Glenn proves she can rock a tie and fit right in with the men.
Michael KeatonKeaton has experience playing both a president and a superhero. Surely, seeing the bat signal over the White House would shake things up.
Morgan FreemanThis actor has already played God, so why not? Presidential speeches would be anything but boring with that voice.
Tina FeyActress, comedian, writer, producer, president. Is there anything Ms. Fey can't do?
Bill PullmanRemember that Independence Day speech? Anyone who can successfully handle an alien attack gets our vote.
Harrison FordWe doubt anyone would double cross a man who also goes by Han Solo and Indiana Jones...
Sigourney WeaverOn her television hit, Political Animals, Weaver plays the former First Lady and Secretary of State. We think she should take her studies from the small screen to reality.
Mark HarmonHis acting chops prove he's laying down the groundwork for a political career offscreen.
Tom HanksRun, Tom, Run!
Meryl StreepStreep donated her salary from The Iron Lady to the National Women's History Museum. Does that scream role model or what?
What do you think of our choices? What celebrities did we leave out of the running?
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