His main problem was that he was a Roman-Catholic of Irish descent. At this time there were still signs around like "No admission to dogs and Irish" and apparently Hoover played the religion WASP card during this election. His main voters were urban working class people.
Why not, Will Smith seems a pretty clever guy with charisma, if Ronald Reagan could become president and Arnie gouvernor, why not Will Smith? I think you need to be a pretty good actor to become a president. Clinton was a great actor and Bush Sr. and Gore failed because they were not.
nobody has ever died from hard work, but why take the risk?
LeninaHuxley : I have, in fact, perused some newsreels in the Schwarzenegger Library. JohnSpartan : Hold it. The Schwarzenegger Library? LeninaHuxley : Yes. The Schwarzenegger Presidential Library. Wasn't he an actor when you... JohnSpartan : But how? He was President? LeninaHuxley : Yes! Even though he wasn't born in this country, his popularity at the time caused the 61st Amendment which states... JohnSpartan : I don' wanna know. President.
imdb The dialogues are even better than the action!
Let´s just hope it won´t come to that... Other countries that imported their leading politicians from Austria won´t really recommend the experience...