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What if only good comedians were allowed to run for office?

:iconjcoolarts:
JCoolArts Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Professional General Artist
How do you think America would be, if for the next election, only comedians were allowed in. It's probably hard to attack someone if you're laughing to the point of tears, and even if there was scandal, I bet they could find a way to put a funny spin on the matter...right? :p

There could be a lineup like

Steve Martin -Pres
Martin short -Vp
Bill Murray -House Speaker
Secretary of state -Will Smith
Secretary of Defense -Billy Crystal
Ambassador to the UN -Will Ferrel.
Eddie Murphy -Attorney General
Etc.

Trump had 0 experience in politics before coming into office, he was just some actor guy who owned some business. If he can get in, those people, if they wanted to, probably could too.
Of course this is in jest, but I think it'd make for an interesting USA. :lol:
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:iconniotabunny:
niotabunny Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
wait isn't that already been happening for centuries now?  but it would be a boring election, because I don't think any of the modern comedians are funny, they are stupid, they have nothing and they are boring. 
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:iconjphyper:
Jphyper Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
"Weird Al" Yankovic for White House Press Secretary
Jeff Dunham as the U.N. ambassador
Steven Colbert as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
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:iconblackcapbandit:
BlackCapBandit Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I vote Bill Burr
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:iconrobstrand:
RobStrand Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
Id rather have Rodney Dangerfield as president. Simply for the fact that he portrays a rich obnoxious white guy better than Trump ever could. And Trump actually is the epitome of a rich obnoxious white guy.
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:iconjcoolarts:
JCoolArts Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Professional General Artist
Dangerfield might have been pretty good. Anyone alive to top the list though?
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:iconrs9311:
Rs9311 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Bill Burr?
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:iconrs9311:
Rs9311 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You couldn't have had this idea when George Carlin was still alive?
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:iconrobstrand:
RobStrand Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
There is no way in hell he would ever run.
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:iconrs9311:
Rs9311 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
A man can dream though.
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:iconjcoolarts:
JCoolArts Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Professional General Artist
I would have had to have made the suggestion at age 12, 4  years before carlin died.
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:iconkyrtuck:
kyrtuck Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
How about Leslie Neilson for Pres?
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:iconjcoolarts:
JCoolArts Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Professional General Artist
If he was alive still, sure. He could have improved upon the police squad in the us.
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:iconpatrickpowers:
PatrickPowers Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
I haven't seen him in anything for years.
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:iconkyrtuck:
kyrtuck Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
True...
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:iconpatrickpowers:
PatrickPowers Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
Murphy should be President.  He's the smartest.
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:iconjcoolarts:
JCoolArts Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Professional General Artist
Perhaps, who would be his vp?
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:iconkyrtuck:
kyrtuck Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I haven't seen him in anything for years.
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:iconbelieveinya:
believeinya Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
Queen Latifah should be president.
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:iconjcoolarts:
JCoolArts Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Professional General Artist
Hmm...she's got potential. Do you feel she's a good comedian?
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:iconbelieveinya:
believeinya Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
Oh, I am almost completely clueless about US comedians.

I've only seen some of Chris Rock and Robin Williams, Jeff Dunhan (the guy who does Achmed the terrorist), and George Calin (the guy whos very outspoken against religion, while honestly being at the same time very clueless about it).

Other than that I only know german comedians. I'm a huge fan of Volker Pispers and even since he stopped I miss that guy very, very dearly. No other comedian comes even remotely close to Pispers. Without his sharp analysis and brilliant black humor politics is much, much less bearable. You cannot even laugh anymore about it all.



Queen Latifah however has all what I would like in a president - she's very nice, funny, charismatic, and most importantly she'd be benevolent.

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:iconkyrtuck:
kyrtuck Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
How clueless is George Carlin about religion?  I saw him bash the Ten Commandments good.
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:iconrobstrand:
RobStrand Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
Watch Dogma. Where he played a Catholic Cardinal.
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:icondrawometric:
Drawometric Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
Everything would be a joke :) (Smile) 
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:iconjcoolarts:
JCoolArts Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018  Professional General Artist
You mean nothing would actually change?! :lol:
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:iconpatrickpowers:
PatrickPowers Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
It would be funnier.  That would be an improvement.
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:iconpatrickpowers:
PatrickPowers Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2018
Fresh idea.  I give it a 7s.  You can dance to it.
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