Mar 06 2010

An Unlikely Presidential Reunion

Published by at 2:12 pm under Observations on Domestic Affairs,People

Cast of Video

Whatever side of the aisle you are on, Republican or Democrat, I recommend you click this link to watch a humorous short video from www.funnyordie.com featuring past presidents giving President Obama a surprise visit. I don’t want to give too much away. It was directed by Ron Howard, shot in 15 hours and highlights the current debate on the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA) in the United States. You are thinking how can that be funny? The video showcases Will Farrell as George W. Bush, Darrell Hammond as Bill Clinton, Jim Carey as Ronald Reagan, and Saturday Night Live regular Fred Armisen as President Obama. Dan Aykroyd as President Jimmy Carter and Chevy Chase as President Gerald Ford were a bit of a stretch. For me Dana Carvey stole the show reprising his role as H.W. Bush. According to the New York Daily News, it is believed to be the first time this many comedic heavy hitters have united for a sketch. Ron Howard was quoted as saying, “I felt like I was coaching an All-Star game.” Have a look and tell me who your favorite president was. (Photo: New York Times)

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6 responses so far

6 Responses to “An Unlikely Presidential Reunion”

  1. Larkon 06 Mar 2010 at 5:28 pm

    Darrell Hammond as Bill Clinton always gives me a giggle.
    Thanks for finding the clip and directing us there.

  2. caramon 19 Apr 2010 at 9:59 am

    Aloha Megamoo – thank you for your positive comment. I write all my stories and whenever possible I use my own original photos. I hope you visit my blog again – I have a few new posts in the works.

  3. Jessica Tayloron 18 May 2010 at 9:16 am

    Dan is a classic comedian. I love his role on the Blues Brothers.;`,

  4. caramon 19 May 2010 at 10:50 am

    Yes Dan is great, my mom and I also love the guy who acts as President Clinton.

  5. Dior Sunglasson 25 May 2010 at 9:14 pm

    I searched for something completely different, but found your website! And have to say thanks. Nice read. Will come back.

  6. Alexis Martinon 12 Jul 2010 at 6:42 pm

    Dan Aykroyd is a classical comedian, i love Coneheads movie.

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