Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Barack Obama as "The Artist" - Response to Chris Matthews' Video: "Mitt Romney: Better Off Mute"

In honor of the Academy Award winning film, "The Artist", the Chris Matthews Show released a parody trailer over the weekend mocking former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney.

The video, entitled "Mitt: Better Off Mute", likens Romney to the protagonist in "The Artist', whose career came to a sudden halt due to the emergence of sound in cinema. The parody trailer depicts Romney as an individual who often stumbles over his own words, and thus would be better off embarking on a career as a silent movie star.

Here's the original video; the pre-revised version:

And here is a revised version of the parody trailer in which Barack Obama stars as the protagonist.