Sunday, February 22, 2009

.....And The Oscar Goes To...........

Why should movie stars snag all the statuettes?

While Hollywood suits up for the Academy Awards, POLITICO has been screening the tapes of the past 12 months in politics, looking for Oscar-worthy performances in the public arena. My favorite website has compiled the following list. Yes... It's okay to lift material as long as credited..
And the nominees are:
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Barack Obama ("Mission Impossible)"
John McCain ("A Bridge Too Far")
John Edwards ("Hollow Man")
Eliot Spitzer ("Analyze This")
Charlie Rangel ("Rent")
Rod Blagojevich ("Grease")
George W. Bush ("Gigli")

Best Actress in a Leading Role
Hillary Clinton ("Die Hard: With a Vengeance")
Caroline Kennedy ("The Wrestler")
Kirsten Gillibrand ("Snow White and the 11 Dwarves")
Nancy Pelosi ("House Party")

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama
Bill Clinton ("The Good Wife")
Fred Thompson ("The Hunt for Red November")
Roland Burris ("Witness for the Prosecution")
Rahm Emanuel ("Meet the Fockers")
Timothy Geithner ("Crash")
Bill Richardson ("Bolt")
Tom Daschle ("Dude, Where's My Car?")
Judd Gregg ("He's Just Not That Into You")

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama
Condi Rice ("Stand by Me")
Michelle Obama ("Patriot Games")
Samantha Power ("Monsters Inc.)
Hillary Clinton ("Baracky")
Sarah Palin ("The McCain Mutiny")
Nancy Killefer ("Gone in 60 Seconds")

Best Costumes
Isabel Toledo
Jason Wu
J. Crew

Best Director
David Plouffe ("The Candidate")
Barack Obama ("Rush Hour 2: The Stimulus")
Eric Cantor ("Mutiny Over the Bounty")
Hank Paulson and Ben Bernanke ("Titanic")
Dick Cheney ("Gigli")

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