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Matt Damon: Sarah Palin is "Totally Absurd"

Matt Damon: Sarah Palin is

Matt Damon just spoke out on Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin to The Associated Press. The 37-year-old actor compares her possibility of being President to a ‘really bad Disney movie’. Ouch!

Damon shared, “I think there’s a really good chance Sarah Palin could become president, and I think that’s a really scary thing… I don’t know anything about her and in eight weeks, I don’t think I’m going to know anything about her. I know that she was a mayor of a really, really small town and she’s the governor for Alaska for less than two years. I just don’t understand. I think the pick was made for political purposes… Do the actuary tables and there’s a one out of three chance, if not more, that [John] McCain doesn’t survive his first term and it’ll be President Palin… It’s like a really bad Disney movie. The hockey mom, you know, ‘oh, I’m just a hockey mom’… and she’s facing down Vladimir Putin (of Russia)… It’s totally absurd… it’s a really terrifying possibility.”

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  • julia

    People who vote for McCain, Palin must be retarded. I saw sicko the other day and was shocked by the american health situation. I don`t feel sorry for you at all, at least those of you who voted for Bush. In Europe we have free health service, our tax covers it and we pay less tax than you. The difference is that we have brains and choose politicians who can serve the country and do what`s right. It`s called democracy people! The rest of the world want`s Obama to be president. America will go under if McCain and that crazy rifle bitch win.

  • Model

    ANOTHER THING THAT KILLS ME, EVERYONE IS SO ACCEPTING OF SARAH PALIN AND HER DAUGHTER BEING PREGNANT BUT IF THAT WAS OBAMA’S DAUGHTERS IT WOULD B WAR. AMERICA IS SUCH A FUCKING DUMB ASS RACIST COUNTRY..THATS Y ALL THESE TERRORIST WANNA BLOW US UP BECAUSE OF PPL LIKE JOHN AND BUSH. NOW SARAH WANTS TO COVER UP, BY MAKING HER DAUGHTER GET MARRIED. THATS A SHOT GUN WEDDING..EXTRA LAME. BUT LET THAT HAD BEEN OBAMA THEY WOULD HAVE ATE IT UP WORSE THEN SARAH PALIN SITUATION. SARAH IS 44 STILL HAVING CHILDREN. HER GRANDCHILD WILL B THE SAME AGE AS HER CHILD. WTF. YUP THATS THE PERFECT FAMILY FOR OFFICE. DUMBASSES.

  • sarah_Palin’08

    I fooled you all idiots, and I didn’t even have to try! Truth is, I am a Russian spy, I work very closely with Russians and so does John McCain. I know we will convince your little puppet mid-american minds and we will win this election, and then we will Reign upon you while you serve our every order. I knew my little plan would work, “oh look at me, I have 5 brats, with 3 different men, my 17 year old is pregnant and she;s keeping her baby because we are so classy” Oh I melt your hearts don’t I even though you have NO IDEA who I really am. Hahahahhaha, in your face idiots!!

    P.S. much love to KKK clan and their tremendous support

  • rd

    McCan’t is not gonna last 4 years- Matt’s right! I wonder about parents who think it’s awesome that their daughter had unprotected sex. WTF???? Hello!!!! People can get AIDS!!!! And by the way there were no “internet rumors” that Trig was Bristols. They orchestrated the whole thing by deliberately having only Bristol hold Trig during the Friday announcement. They KNEW the following Monday they needed to fess up about Bristol and that way they could try and blame Bristol’s problem on the Democrats!!!!! Dirty Rotten Scoundrels!!!

  • Irish girl12

    I don’t get why the Mega rich Hollywood types would want a Dem. in office. Obama will raise the taxes of the middle income up till the mega rich and they only people who will benefit are the welfare receipents! Small business will suffer when he taxes us and puts us out of business putting more people on welfare. Wise up Bush didn’t put us in a tail spin it was good ole boy Billy that did sqaut and put is in the downward slope and Bush has tried to get us back on track. Cllinton voted for outsourcing jobs! Hello!

  • Mary

    I think he’s entitled to his opinion however before he says something like this maybe he should know more about Palin. He states he knows nothing about her so he won’t vote for her. We really don’t know THAT much about Barack Obama.

    I just find all of this humorous. Palin was a good pick for the Republicans because she gave them a much needed boost. But the Democrats really need to be careful where they try to point on flaws on Palin because mostly it’s backfired and drawn even more attention on the lack of experience of Obama. The biased media might not cover it all, but Americans aren’t as dumb as some like to portray them.

    Oh and whoever said the thing about GW being a mistake in the White House because he was just a regular American… Do you not realize that’s what Obama’s trying to portray? Is that he is just like all of us?

    Celebs are entitled to their opinions but should only speak on issues when they actually know what they’re talking about. The fact that he doesn’t know Putin isn’t President but Prime Minister says it all.

  • Mary

    Also

    For him to insult her for being “common” is tasteless. All celebs, whether they are voting for McCain or Obama, are out of touch with America. They don’t live the normal lives we do no matter how they try to spin it. They might as well be on a different planet.

  • new york girl

    I am shocked! Matt Damon is the father of 2 girls and is such a sexist! Sarah Palin has the same amount (if not more) experience than Obama and he has 100% chance of being President if he is elected. McCain has the experience and real history of “change” not just the campaign slogan.

  • sarah_Palin’08

    God bless Russia!! err I mean America.

  • Terumi

    I completely agree with Matt. It is very scary to think that she could be our president… She just doesnt have enough experience to be president..or even vice president! I mean seriously she ran a town of people the size of my towns 2 high school put together…and you think she can be president of ov the USA?!?!

    Oh BTW to all the people saying “actors just need to stay out of politics”, Did you seriously just say that? Because actors have the freedom of speech just as we do, So for you to say that they need to stop talking politics is just crazy. Did you know that them as people are just like you? Yes they may have tons of money and they may be known around the world, But they are people and so are we so if we can talk about politics than so can celebrities. Yes I will agree that some celebrities arent very..informed when talking about politics but Matt really seems to be right about this one because we simple do not know enough about sarah palin. We might know about her daughter being pregnant and her have a down syndrom baby and a few other things but really we DO NOT know enough about her especially since she could be running our country! We made the mistake with Bush the last 2 elections falling for his lies, But we cant do it again this election. We need change and Barak Obama is the Man who WILL change out country…for the better!

    Oh and I hate when the republicans say that because the democrats are democrats that we dont care about our country or that we arent true americans or that we all agree with abortions because I dont agree with abortion and I want Obama to become president because I believe he will make our country a place that we can be proud of again. So if by me wanting the best for our country is bad, then fine I dont care call me un-american because I would rather be called that than vote for McCain and see out country go down in smoke

    VOTE Obama/Biden 08!! If you want change

  • rd

    Will someone please ask Sarah Painintheass how old the Earth is? Betcha she says 5000 years!!!!! That’s why the GOP won’t let her speak freely. That great speech…someone wrote it FOR HER.

  • Betsy

    Palin has just as much if not more experience than Obama. She was a governor, Obama was a senator. A governor is higher up than a senator. Obama is running for president so really she’s just as qualifed as he is to be president if not more so and she’s not even running for president. I love Jason Bourne but the sole argument of Palin’s lack of experience is unfounded. Matt and his other fellow celebrities should really think things through more before opening their mouths. They are so out of touch with how the majority of Americans really think.

  • elle

    celebrities: ohhh im voting for obama and all my fans will too”
    stupid!!! lol no chocolate on 08! vote mccain/palin!!

  • Lucy

    Obama and Biden for the win.

    Matt spoke the truth.

    He finds it scary that Palin could be president because he knows NOTHING about her.

    GOP go on and on about Obama but they never really tell us what their ideas are in issues. And as Biden said “The silence is DEAFENING”

  • Amanda

    I agree with Matt.

    OBAMA/BIDEN ’08!!!

  • rel

    he said VLADIMIR PUTIN !!
    not President Putin
    it’s Jared’s fault

  • Annie Nonymous

    He’s a citizen of the United States and he’s got just as much right as you morons to say what he thinks about Sarah Palin if asked — and he’s absolutely right! You people want to vote for her because she’s “hot,” because she’s got a vagina, because you think her kid’s hot, or whatever, even though you don’t know the first fucking thing about her. Do a little research and you’ll see that she’s milked Alaska’s taxpayers for all they’re worth, let her (unelected) husband butt into that state’s affairs, and thrown her weight around to get innocent people fired and harassed. For fuck’s sake, wake up and do your duty as Americans!

  • Mary

    QOUTE: What is the most frightening thing about Palin is that the Republican party is not allowing her to be treated as any other presidential or vice presidential candidate. News appearances are protected and guided. If someone asks her a question the party doesn’t like, then the network is punished by being excluded from things.

    She has been treated unlike any other candidate by the media bias she’s been shown. I was watching the news last night and they were fact checking all these rumors about her. They proved multiple times that some of the rumors and such were started by bloggers. One guys admitted to CNN he made stuff up. But it caught attention of the mainstream media and they ran it as a credible source. So if you want to talk about the treatment of Palin? She has been unfairly treated since she was nominated. I wouldn’t put her out there to just be fed to the sharks.

    I’m curious to know what questions she’s incorrectly answered if, like you said, she hasn’t been allowed to be touched by the media

    Bottom line Democrats thought Obama was untouchable! And Palin came in and now things have gotten exciting… They’re scared and all of this outrage about her experience and stuff is such a cover up

    Like I said I would really stop pointing the finger at Palin because it’s going to get turned around and be pointed right back at Obama. And no matter how you spin his “experience” he still has very little, and he’s the PRESIDENTIAL candidate

  • heidi

    I’m so tired of all these jackass celebrities pretending that they’r political analysts. Contrary to what you might think in your own narciscisstic world, no one cares what you have to say about politics. Celebrity endorsements hurt campaigns more than they help them anyway, so it’s an exercise in futility.

  • nalnya

    ! @ 49
    COME MAY THAT BE WHAT ELSE DO YOU HAVE TO SAY. IS THAT THE BEST YOU HAVE YOU DEGENRATE SON OF TWITT

  • Gia

    Julia,
    Ummm….and you have to wait how long to get in to see the doctor? The doctor that you are ordered to go see….no choices for you. Exactly. Meanwhile, us Americans who are responsible enough to carry medical insurance can get in to see the doctor we want to see at a mere moment’s notice. So stop with your jealousy why don’t you…Thanks.

  • Model

    UGH! ELLE STOP BLAMING THE CELEBES…THAT HAVE THE RIGHT JUST LIKE REGULAR PEOPLE. DONT GET MAD IF THEY HAVE AN INFLUENCE. OBAMA CANT EVEN USE THE BATHROOM WITHOUT PEOPLE CRITICIZING HIM.

  • Mary

    If Damon had gotten up there and said vote for Palin all of this people talking about freedom of speech would be up in arms saying actors shouldn’t be voicing their opinion without knowing what they’re talking about… It’s just dumb

  • heather

    I LOVE when fools like M.Damon spout off like this- just goes to show how completely diss-illusioned and “out of touch” they really are. They believe that they are scoring brownie points for their candidate of choice, but in reality they are just mukking/clouding up the “real issues”. I’m sure that Obama is really breathing easier now he has M. Damon’s support and allegiance- PLEASE! Give me a break! but keep talking all of you nutty celebs- it’s quite hilarious actually.

  • sarah_Palin’08

    Vote for me vote for me vote for me!!!!
    People, there is NOTHING, and I mean NOTHING wrong with COMMUNISM! I promise you. Just vote for me and you will see!!!!!!!!
    PALIN/PUTIN ring the bell? Oh yeah for those of you who don’t know me I am a Russian and proud of it. But don’t be scared Communism is a good thing, I promise it will be better than whatever you have now! Bush started it but he is too stupid and scared to turn America into a fully communistic country. McCain and I are not!! You have seen both him and I with guns, haven’t you? Well if that doesn’t tell you how militant and violent we are then you need to pay more attention. We can’t wait to take full control of this country and turn it into Russia!!! Once we get your votes we can’t wait to start invading the world, we love guns, we love blood, we are the real politicians. We don’t need whiners who complain about health care costs, taxes, unemployment, blah blah blah. We need YOU!! We need GUNS, We need to start attacking the world.We are the true leaders with guts, and we need your vote!

  • Purple Heart

    Come on Matt Damon! Governor Palin is more qualified to be president than Obama. She’s got executive experience.

    Obama’s only accomplishment is writing two memoirs. He has not done anything in the Senate. He is so INDECISIVE. He voted “present” 130 times.

  • Grace

    No Matt, Obama being President IS a really bad disney movie. Obama will be the most unexperienced President ever. Now that’s scary. Thank you.

  • i hate america

    AMERICA IS RACIST. THE LAND OF THE FREE…YEAH RIGHT.. THE HOME OF THE REAL TERRORIST. JOHN OLD ASS AND SARAH PALIN STILL FERTILE ASS.

  • queenie

    Thank you, Matt Damon!
    Please folks, don’t let this happen…
    Go Obama!!!!

  • McCain_Palin’08

    Vote for me vote for me vote for me!!!!
    People, there is NOTHING, and I mean NOTHING wrong with COMMUNISM! I promise you. Just vote for me and you will see!!!!!!!!
    PALIN/PUTIN ring the bell? Oh yeah for those of you who don’t know me I am a Russian and proud of it. But don’t be scared Communism is a good thing, I promise it will be better than whatever you have now! Bush started it but he is too stupid and scared to turn America into a fully communistic country. McCain and I are not!! You have seen both him and I with guns, haven’t you? Well if that doesn’t tell you how militant and violent we are then you need to pay more attention. We can’t wait to take full control of this country and turn it into Russia!!! Once we get your votes we can’t wait to start invading the world, we love guns, we love blood, we are the real politicians. We don’t need whiners who complain about health care costs, taxes, unemployment, blah blah blah. We need YOU!! We need GUNS, We need to start attacking the world.We are the true leaders with guts, and we need your vote!

  • Original jpf

    # 5 stefanie @ 09/10/2008 at 12:54 pm These actors really need to stay out of politics. It only turns people off. Look what happened to Kerry in 2004.

    Make movies Matt. Leave politics to the professionals.

    _________

    You sound beyond ignorant. He’s a citizen just like you and has every right to express his opinion just like you. And as far as leaving politics to the professional, you sound even more ignorant. Yeah, I called you ignorant because that’s exactly how you sound trying to shutdown someones right to speak as an American about what will affect them just as much as it will you or I. You are a prime example of the type of voter McCain/Palin Bush/Cheney love, and if it’s left up to you and other obtuse rah rah flag waving idiot voters swilling on wedge issues like a drunk, we’ll all be making out our mortgage checks out to the National Bank of China and our car payments to the National Bank of Venezuela.

    jpf

  • realdeb

    Way to go Mattayyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!

    Two thumbs up!

  • McCain_Palin’08

    VOTE FOR ME VOTE FOR ME!!!
    HELP US TURN AMERICA INTO RUSSIA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    MCCAIN/PALIN ’08!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • tia

    TOTALLY AGREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • kit

    Model #46:
    If I’m a fool, what is Matt Damon who says he knows nothing about Palin, nor does he think he will every know anything about her, yet says she’s absurd? Never mind, that would make him MATT REALLY STUPID AND DUMB. At least he’s not a fool.

  • McCain_Palin’08

    PALIN-PUTIN ’08

    i mean McCain…………….

  • Orchid

    20kit @ 09/10/2008 at 1:08 pm

    Orchid,
    He doesn’t want to know anything about her. The fact that she’s a Republican is all he knows and needs to know. He’s proud to be uninformed. He’s proud to be DUMB. Can you imagine being married to a conehead like that?
    ——-
    It’s just possible that he thinks Sarah Palin is like his wife!

  • !

    Model = nalnya = i hate america
    You need to go back into your basement
    and take your medications.

  • TERI

    A direct quote from Barack Hussien Obama’s Book, “Audacity of Hope, “I will stand with the MUSLIMS should the political winds shift in an ugly direction”, He did NOT say Americans.!!!!!!!!!, Think long and hard before you cast your vote. Once a Muslim always a muslim. Obama doesn’t have much experience to be our President either.

  • Melissa

    It does make me laugh to watch Obama stutter in his speeches when he talks about Palen, he thought he had this election in the bag because he truly believed that he has this county fooled by his big talk. He has no action and he keeps talking about change but I have yet to hear him say anything differently. He and Biden are shaking in their boots.

  • McCain_Palin’08

    Vote for me and I will show you how to raise your daughters properly! I guarantee my motherhood skills work!!!!!
    All mothers vote Sarah Putin, the real woman of change!!!!!!!

  • http://justjared.com AnYmOuS

    well, i won’t be watching any matt movies anymore. his comment is absurd. and wasilla isn’t a really, really small town. sarah has done more for alaska than any other governor. give the woman a chance, she has what it takes to do good for our country.

  • polly

    TERI @ 09/10/2008 at 1:44 pm A direct quote from Barack Hussien Obama’s Book, “Audacity of Hope, “I will stand with the MUSLIMS should the political winds shift in an ugly direction”, He did NOT say Americans.!!!!!!!!!, Think long and hard before you cast your vote. Once a Muslim always a muslim. Obama doesn’t have much experience to be our President either.

    AMEN!

  • Thebestever

    I think he has a valid opinion, he’s not just some ditz actor talking out of his ass. This is a harvard educated man, hes got some smarts about him.

  • McCain_Palin’08

    Sarah Putin – John McCain ’08!!!!!!!!!!

    Let the communism reign!!!!!!!!!

  • McCain_Palin’08

    Putin/ McCain ’08

    Get ready for a draft baby, we are going to Iran and Syria!!!!!!!!!!

  • kit

    Obama kept stuttering in his latest trump speech. His campaign is in defense mode now. He can’t recite the prepared speeches with the swagger he did earlier on because he knows he sounds ridiculous, but he also knows he’s losing the election.

  • McCain-Palin08

    You liberal Democrats keep dissing Sarah and more votes will go to McCain_Palin BWAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHA

  • Original jpf

    Can anyone name one issue that McCain/Palin have nailed down that they have verbalized a plan for.

    Name one:

    Education…………?

    Healthcare……….?

    Veterans…………..?

    Taxes……………….?

    Ya can’t because they haven’t. Not one of the above have they spoken of in concrete terms because all they seem to have time for while they formulate something is Obama! They’ve done nothing but played the attack the otherside game because we have nothing else! Name one thing that’s all I ask. They tell the people to wait, they tell the press to wait, and it’s a travesty. No VP in history has gone this long without the people knowing as little about their stand on issues, not one, and all we get is “leave her alone……..this is sexism……..she’s a mom…….she’s been a governor and mayor……….this is sexism….uh, no, this is bonifide, unadulterated all American bullsh!t and ya know it

    Anyone who votes this ticket based on nothing but some surface belief they are gonna be kicka$$ Americans, you deserve the a$$kicking coming that’s going to leave us worse off than even Bush/Cheney.

    jpf

  • opal

    Matt Damon, shut your mouth. This isn’t a Sprite commercial so stop the endorsements.

    Celebrities need to hold their tongues when it comes to politics because they can easily — and undeservedly — influence the public.

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