Contributing Monkie G Living Staff Monkies
Published on February 9, 2008
It’s not a huge stretch, really. Ronald Reagan and the Governator did it. The segue from acting to politics actually seems pretty natural when you think about it. Both professions are influential in their own way. They both garner intense public scrutiny. And they both seem to require endless damage control.
Rumors about Brad Pitt running for mayor of his beloved New Orleans are circulating on the internet. And while I can’t offer any substantiation of these claims, I do know that Brad and his family call the city home sometimes. And the efforts of his Make It Right campaign to undo the damage done by Katrina have been widely documented, as have his negative feelings on our country’s dependence on foreign oil and his concerns about global warming and his work with Africa. He also seems like a genuinely nice guy who’s honest, generous and best of all, has his heart in the right place…
Wait, here’s a better idea: Brad Pitt for President 2012.