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View Poll Results: Politician vs. Celebrity:
Politician. 16 33.33%
Celebrity. 5 10.42%
Equal. 27 56.25%
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      03-25-2020, 06:52 PM   #1
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Which Is Worse?

Celebrity vs. Politician.
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Politicians....because they can enact laws that actually affect us.
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but celebrities have more influence over simpletons and can have them choose which politician can enact laws. chicken/egg scenario.
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but celebrities have more influence over simpletons and can have them choose which politician can enact laws. chicken/egg scenario.
#sadstoryandtrue
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OP, please add Pile of Crap Covered in Vomitus and on Fire to the choices. This will serve to make both Politicians and Celebrities look better.

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OP, please add Pile of Crap Covered in Vomitus and on Fire to the choices. This will serve to make both Politicians and Celebrities look better.

Thanks for your consideration.
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Would it though?
You're correct. I will discipline myself.
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I would say the ones who believe they are the other.

IE, politicians who believe they are celebrities and celebrities who believe they are politicians.
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Celebrity vs. Politician.
Criteria?
And for those that have been both:
B list movie star becomes excellent president.
reality TV star becomes worst president
Not ready for prime time player and writer becomes Senator, and is forced to resign
A list movie star & director seems to be mayor.
A list movie star becomes governer
Love Boat actor serves 4 terms as a rep for Iowa.
"I got you babe" becomes mayor and congressman
"The Body" becomes MN gov.
TN GOP Senator who investigated Nixon was certainly a "Law and Order" guy.
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Politicians by a mile. Celebrities impact my life zero, these asshole politicians can fuck an entire economy and arguably decades of progress in under ten days. It’s not even close.
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Took the words right out of my typing fingers Nick.
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Criteria?
The examples you illustrated above is exactly what made me think of this thread. One is more influential; the other more powerful and at times they become one and the same. It seems they are the same type of psychopaths and sociopaths with the goal of only serving themselves under the guise of helping or pleasing others.
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Politician. A celebrity's arrogance comes from others. A politician's arrogance comes from himself/herself.
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The examples you illustrated above is exactly what made me think of this thread. One is more influential; the other more powerful and at times they become one and the same. It seems they are the same type of psychopaths and sociopaths with the goal of only serving themselves under the guise of helping or pleasing others.
I actually think most that I listed are fairly benign, and of course there is the B list movie actor........he did an excellent job......
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Reagan was pretty good if that is who you are referring to but if I recall correctly he was not as highly regarded during his tenure as he is now.
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