People magazine headline: “George Clooney: I’m the Hillary Clinton of the Oscars“.
I can see that. Neither seems to play all that well in Peoria. And both were for liberating Iraq before they were against it.
Related: A few years ago, a certain Maverick presidential candidate quipped that “Washington is a Hollywood for ugly people. Hollywood is a Washington for the simpleminded”. And Mark Steyn notes that the couple who did the most to equate politics and stardom 16 years ago are watching the tables turning on them yesterday via the same method.