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Christopher Walken for President

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 Christopher Walken for President2005-08-18 12:47
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There's a campaign website. Walken 2008. Unfortunately it seems to be a hoax. Or, rather, an elaborate marketing campaign for him playing a senator in a movie.

Disappointing. Although, I don't know what his political views are. But, indeed, he's known for odd and brilliant choices. After I heard that he rehearses his roles by reading only his own lines, in backwards order, without ever reading the other people's lines, I can't help having respect for him. I bet he would come up with an equally crazy, but workable way of being a president.


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18 Aug 2005 @ 13:01 by jstarrs : There's a whole cult that surrounds him.
..I think he's a fascinating figure, a giant in the film world.
He was also a professional dancer before acting and still tries to have at least a small cut in each of his films where he dances.
Don't forget we've already had one president and a governer issued from Hollywood!
And how about Sean Penn as Vice Pres?  



27 Aug 2005 @ 17:24 by EdKnight @138.89.125.84 : Walken 4 Prez
I'd love to see cabinet meetings at the Russian Roulette Table. I'd like to refer you folks to my favorite painting on earth that just happens to feature Mr Walken.... [link] Don't want to spoil the surprise  


21 Sep 2005 @ 16:06 by Mike @66.99.49.226 : WALKEN 2008
I WOULD LOVE TO SEE WALKEN RUN FOR PRESIDENT. HE's GOT MY VOTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  


10 Dec 2005 @ 22:55 by Caitlin @24.110.119.27 : Walken 2008
I wish this wasn't a hoax... He would have my vote! :)  


18 Feb 2006 @ 19:10 by Cyrus @63.240.228.37 : ...
As a brilliant actor, and one of my favorites, he would make a brilliant leader.  


29 Mar 2006 @ 04:26 by Violet @24.215.141.104 : Yes
Yep he has my vote too. Wait lets see: im 14 and 3 years from now in 2008 i would be 17..ooo.. **** Alright he definetely has my parents vote if he was running. I mean he would be a great president because hes a great actor.  


2 Apr 2006 @ 06:50 by Serayhem @24.149.215.34 : lock n b7
Pix or shens  


22 Apr 2006 @ 16:13 by Tom @152.20.184.88 : Makes no difference
I'm going to vote for him wether he's on the ballot or not.  


14 Oct 2006 @ 20:49 by Steve @71.193.172.206 : Christopher Walken rules
Here! Here! Tom. It will be my first vote and I definately will be doing a write in!  


29 Jan 2008 @ 18:50 by JW @209.183.55.42 : Walken for President
To Ming the Mechanic: I just read your comment. Is it really true that it's just a hoax? I seriously believed, even to the point of printing up some flyers to put up on my van. I would vote for him, he's great to look at and at his state of the union speeches, I'd be glued to the tv just to hear that voice. You know, an actor did the job before quite well (Reagan) and we could use one in there like Walken, especially with the looks he can give that say "dont mess with me" yah don't believe we'd have any problems other countries. Walken for President!!!!!It has to be true.  


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