Among media portrayals of U.S. presidents, McCain adds he admired President Palmer from Fox’s “24.” Not only is “24” considered an appropriately cool show, but Palmer was a winning portrayal of a tough, conservative African American president. It's a crafty choice on McCain's part, like putting the race card through a paper shredder. (For bonus points, McCain should try chastising CBS for canceling "Moonlight"; he could instantly shore up his weaker demos among women by a few million votes).Emphasis mine. Ahem.
Thursday, August 07, 2008
Well, At Least They're Still Talking About It
From a post on The Hollywood Reporter's TV blog, deconstructing the stated fave TV shows of Obama and McCain: