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Thought from an actor

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    "Among certain stratas of the population, there could be a backlash, but I don't think that actors getting into the political arena affects their careers. Just because one's an actor doesn't mean we should be penalized because we have a broader forum due to the nature of our business. Besides, I'm not so sure how much influence actors really have. And anyone who votes for a candidate solely on the advice of his favorite actor isn't too bright in my book " -James MacArthur aka Dan "Danny" Williams, Hawaii Five-0 (1937-2010)
     
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    It was the opinion Plato, other Greek philosophers and of several prominent Romans whose works survive that actors and poets should be banned from holding a government office.
     
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    Yes, and after Woodrow Wilson who was the 28th President many believed that educators should be banned as well.
     
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    Reagan belied the philosophers, but he was an exception.
     
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