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:
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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.
I was elected to lead, not to read.
Just Leslie Nielsen In Everything
Leslie Nielsen in Scary Movie 3... he saved the world from the aliens...
"These men died for our country. Send flowers to their bitches and hos."
No Relation To Jack Bauer
Tom Kirkman in Designated Survivor
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.
There's Only One Man Who Can Stop Him: Michael Scarn
President who attempted insurance fraud with a golden faced weirdo.
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Obviously Sir Lord Quentin Trembley III, eighth and a half president and inventor of the -12 dollar bill
It's Terry Crews. I Mean, C'mon.
The fact that I had to scroll through so many imposter presidents shows me that redditors aren't drinking enough ELECTROLYTES
He Hunts. Vampires. Duh.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire hunter
He is not fictional. See any vampires? All thanks to him. /s
All Together Now: "Get Off..."
President James Marshall - Harrison Ford in Air Force One
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.
Take The W
George W. Bush in the 2nd Harold and Kumar film.
"Let me ask you something Kumar. You like giving handjobs?"
"Do you like getting handjobs?"
"Well doesn't that make you a bit of a hypocritisizer yourself?"
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.
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Thomas J. Whitmore
So that was his name. I was gonna say "The one in the alien movie where the president flew a jet to save everyone."
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