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Old October 7 2012, 08:13 AM   #16
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Re: ENTER! TV and Med Avatar Contest: Fictional Politicians

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Martin Sheen, President Bartlett on The West Wing.
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Crap, auntiehill beat me to the West Wing punch but mine is obviously different. Can I still use it?
I think I'll change my entry to this:

President Merkin Muffley in Dr. Strangelove
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Old October 7 2012, 09:32 AM   #17
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Just wondering: who is that?
The British Prime Minister, Norman Russell, played by Basil Dignam in "The Persuaders!"
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Old October 7 2012, 04:15 PM   #18
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^ I though it was DeNiro.
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Old October 7 2012, 04:38 PM   #19
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Crap, auntiehill beat me to the West Wing punch but mine is obviously different. Can I still use it?
Vote, along with Kai's entry. Mr. Smith's going to Washington is a classic.
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Old October 7 2012, 08:51 PM   #20
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Some great entries so far. Keep them coming!
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Old October 7 2012, 10:14 PM   #21
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Is that Kevin Kline as the President or as the replacement, Dave, who wasn't elected?


I honestly don't know I did wonder if that'd come up. If the G-man has any issues I'm happy to come up with something else
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Old October 7 2012, 11:55 PM   #22
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Old October 7 2012, 11:55 PM   #23
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Is that Kevin Kline as the President or as the replacement, Dave, who wasn't elected?


Actually, at the end of the movie Dave is campaigning for local office. So he is in fact, a ficticious politician and not just a ficticious president.
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Old October 8 2012, 02:30 AM   #24
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Re: ENTER! TV and Med Avatar Contest: Fictional Politicians

As long as the character holds "elective office," I'm comfortable with the entry. After all, a president who takes office due to the death or resignation of his/her successor is still, legally, the president and hold, legally, an "elective office."

I would ask, however, that people label their entries so we all know who the character is. For example, who the heck is this:
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Old October 8 2012, 03:30 AM   #25
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Alan B'Stard:

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Old October 8 2012, 04:13 AM   #26
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President James Marshall (Harrison Ford) from Air Force One
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Old October 8 2012, 05:16 AM   #27
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I would ask, however, that people label their entries so we all know who the character is. For example, who the heck is this:
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That's Ian Richardson as the urbanely nasty MP and PM Francis Urquhart, the BBC's terrific House of Cards trilogy.
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Old October 9 2012, 01:05 AM   #28
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We'll still in "primary season" until Wednesday. Plenty of time for new candidates to get in the race.
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Old October 9 2012, 01:27 PM   #29
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James Hacker, BBC series 'Yes, Minister' and Yes, Prime Minister'

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Old October 10 2012, 12:27 PM   #30
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Still time for entries, folks, and lots of possibilities to choose from. In fact, I'm a little surprised we have no entries from Boss, Parks and Rec, Homeland, Benson, L&O, etc.
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