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View Poll Results: Which one of these fictional Presidents would you vote for?
Mackenzie Allen, (Geena Davis, Commander in Chief)
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Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart, Olympus Has Fallen)
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Josiah Bartlet (Martin Sheen, The West Wing)
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Tom Beck (Morgan Freeman, Deep Impact)
6.98%
Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho (Terry Crews, Idiocracy)
11.63%
James Dale (Jack Nicholson, Mars Attacks)
4.65%
Conrad Dalton (Keith Carradine, Madam Secretary)
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Jackson Evans (Jeff Bridges, The Contender)
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Robert Fowler (James Cromwell, The Sum of All Fears)
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Mays Gilliam (Chris Rock, Head of State)
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Fitzgerald Thomas Grant III (Tony Goldwyn, Scandal)
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Thomas Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland, Designated Survivor)
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Dave Kovic (Kevin Kine, Dave)
4.65%
Tiny Lister (President Lindberg, The Fifth Element)
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John Mackenzie (Michael Keaton, First Daughter)
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James Marshall (Harrison Ford, Air Force One)
18.60%
Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep)
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Merkin Muffley (Peter Sellers, Dr. Strangelove)
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David Palmer (Dennis Haysbert, 24)
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Constance Payton (Alfre Woodard, State of Affairs)
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Allen Richmond (Gene Hackman, Absolute Power)
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James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx, White House Down)
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Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas, The American President)
6.98%
Thomas Whitmore (Bill Pullman, Independence Day)
18.60%
other (please comment)
6.98%
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Fictional Presidential Election

Old 01-24-22, 09:22 AM
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Fictional Presidential Election

Which one of these fictional Presidents would you vote for?
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Re: Fictional Presidential Election

Originally Posted by Rodney2187 View Post
Which one of these fictional Presidents would you vote for?
I vote for Captain America! I would consider Batman, but he doesn't believe in the death penalty.

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Is there a way to make this one of those "check all that apply" polls?
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President Marshall from Air Force One would be cool because he doesn’t take any shit.

But from a policy standpoint, I gotta vote for President Bartlett (The West Wing).
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After The Rock is elected in 2028s election, I'll vote for him.
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Morgan Freeman has been president in more than one movie. So I picked "other" because he should always play the president in every movie.
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Re: Fictional Presidential Election

Henry Fonda in Fail Safe.
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Re: Fictional Presidential Election

Originally Posted by ddrknghtrtns View Post
I vote for Captain America! I would consider Batman, but he doesn't believe in the death penalty.
Yeah, but he set up the Brother Eye network orbiting Earth so he'd be a fascist.
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Re: Fictional Presidential Election

Frederick March in Seven Days in May. A moderate who can inspire a right-wing coup has got to be good.

You've got Tiny Lister in the wrong column. He's the actor, not the character.
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No brainer: Josiah Bartlet for President and Andrew Shepherd for VP
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Bartlet was too liberal for me...I went with the more centrist David Palmer.
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David Palmer (24) - because 24 is my favorite TV show!

I was a teenager when the show premiered and it was the first time I heard the word "xenophobia" (from David Palmer), and I kept thinking "xenomorphs"
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I picked President Marshall. Mainly because of the movies listed Air Force One is one of my favorites involving a fictional President.

I like Olympus Has Fallen too, but not for Eckhart’s character.
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Re: Fictional Presidential Election

I picked Marshall from AFO, but I'd also vote for Whitmore from ID4.
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I meant to vote for Thomas Whitmore(Bill Pullman) as he’s ex military and likely more conservative leaning.
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Re: Fictional Presidential Election

Originally Posted by TomOpus View Post
Morgan Freeman has been president in more than one movie. So I picked "other" because he should always play the president in every movie.
I went with Freeman from Deep Impact. I could trust that guy to do the right thing.
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Re: Fictional Presidential Election

For a serious politician who's politics probably align closest to mine, David Palmer from 24. For plane badassery, it has to be James Marshall from Air Force One.

Admittedly, I've probably only seen a few of the films listed.
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I really need to see Air Force One again.
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I went with Freeman from Deep Impact. I could trust that guy to do the right thing.
Same, and he's not an idealist. Idealists make shitty presidents.
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Re: Fictional Presidential Election

How is Jed Bartlett not winning in a landslide? Think of the the speeches penned by Aaron Sorkin!
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Dave because he understood the President's role of serving the people... and toward the end, he stood his ground against Bob Alexander. Plus he's got a numbers guy in Blum to be Secretary of Treasury. It's also never revealed his party affiliation (which I think is a good thing.) I think he could get both sides of the aisle to come together to get shit done.
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Re: Fictional Presidential Election

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How is Jed Bartlett not winning in a landslide? Think of the the speeches penned by Aaron Sorkin!
Agreed. Maybe he’s too liberal? I don’t know. He did curse out God. In the middle of a church, no less. That probably wouldn’t fly with the religious Right.
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Re: Fictional Presidential Election

Did Thomas Whitmore do anything useful in ID4 other than look presidential and make an inspiring speech towards the end?

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