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Remember good presidents?

Remember halfway decent presidents?

It's strange to think we might not know what the next four years of our futures hold (at the time of writing), but fortunately, fiction can still give us mentally stable, reliable, honorable, trustworthy, hard-working, stable, passionate, respectful, (did we mention stable?) presidents for us to enjoy.


Reddit user, u/CreativePhilosopher, wanted to know who you long for when they asked:

Who is the best fictional US President from tv/movies/books?

These Are Attack Eyebrows

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The Doctor. I mean, technically he was President of Earth, but that includes the US.

Look Out For Any And All Glass Domes

President Schwarzenegger from The Simpsons Movie.

Snoo79382

I was elected to lead, not to read.

mallardmcgee

Just Leslie Nielsen In Everything

Leslie Nielsen in Scary Movie 3... he saved the world from the aliens...

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"These men died for our country. Send flowers to their bitches and hos."

beaverteeth92

No Relation To Jack Bauer

Tom Kirkman in Designated Survivor

icingovercake

I scrolled way too far to find this answer. He did an incredible job for someone who was suddenly and unexpectedly forced into the job.

theweatherlady

There's Only One Man Who Can Stop Him: Michael Scarn

Darryl Philbin.

President who attempted insurance fraud with a golden faced weirdo.

TrickyRipper

Wow. This Is Worthless.

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Obviously Sir Lord Quentin Trembley III, eighth and a half president and inventor of the -12 dollar bill

wasplord_

It's Terry Crews. I Mean, C'mon.

President Camacho!

JAYCC33

The fact that I had to scroll through so many imposter presidents shows me that redditors aren't drinking enough ELECTROLYTES

Silent_Samp

He Hunts. Vampires. Duh.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire hunter

comicsemporium

He is not fictional. See any vampires? All thanks to him. /s

amirhamzahoab

All Together Now: "Get Off..."

President James Marshall - Harrison Ford in Air Force One

Account28784

IMO, the "Get off my plane" scene is the best presidential moment on the big screen, except the "we will not go quietly in the night" speech by the prez in ID4.

Sgt_Doughnut

Take The W

George W. Bush in the 2nd Harold and Kumar film.

"Let me ask you something Kumar. You like giving handjobs?"

"No"

"Do you like getting handjobs?"

"Haha yes"

"Well doesn't that make you a bit of a hypocritisizer yourself?"

TessieZerr

Words By Sorkin

Hands down President Bartlet from the west wing. He's an actual PhD economist who's also a charming genius with great people skills, and shows respect and humility to everyone regardless of political affiliation or how much they agree with him. he was designed to be sort of the ideal american president.

WELL_F-CK______

We All Know The One, True Answer

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Thomas J. Whitmore

Christianmusician06

So that was his name. I was gonna say "The one in the alien movie where the president flew a jet to save everyone."

VeeRook

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