With everything that’s been happening in the world lately, I wouldn’t be surprised if you somehow missed some of the great videos that came out recently.
No worries, we’ve got you covered.
Last month, a Tom Cruise lookalike decided to combine his love of running with the idea of running for president in the 2020 election.
I’m assuming the real Tom had some time on his hands while he blatantly ignored Justin Bieber and his UFC fight challenge, but he wasn’t involved.
Tom Cruise 2020 suggests the idea of Cruise running for president in the next election. But as crazy as the idea of a Cruise candidacy may sound, the site’s hilarious campaign video actually makes a shockingly convincing case that Cruise’s long (fake) experience at many different jobs would make him a perfect commander-in-chief. And of course, he’s great at running too.
Check it out.
The weird thing is that he could probably win.
There is of course a long history of Hollywood movie stars getting involved in politics for real, with varying degrees of success. The biggest success story of them all was certainly Ronald Reagan, the one-time character actor known for starring alongside a chimpanzee in Bedtime for Bonzo who rose to become governor of California and ultimately the two-term United States president.
Arnold Schwarzenegger too took the path from movie stardom to California governor, though the law prevents the Austrian-born actor from pursuing the presidency. Others who’ve made the transition from actor to politician include Al Franken, Fred Thompson, Clint Eastwood and Cynthia Nixon.
If the last election is anything to go on, Americans don’t seem to rate competence or experience as that important on their list of ideal presidential qualities.
Lying about experience and capability is also something that we’ve come to expect from the current administration.
Let’s take a look at his campaign promises:
Throwing grenades with one’s teeth is an important skill to have when running for office.
He’s got my vote.
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