The Contender movie poster in Spanish or Portugese, 'Making the Movie blog isn't sureMatthew Yglesias asks “why politicians don’t get more help from the highly skilled professional writers of Hollywood”:

The better speeches spoken by liberal figures in The American President, The West Wing, and The Contender are far superior pieces of rhetoric to the sort of stuff the real politicians’ speechwriters are turning out. Two problems, though…

For those interested in the confluence of Hollywood and politics, a must read.

Matthew Yglesias: Hollywood And Politics

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