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Contest!  Future Vice President John Edwards is going to host a showing of Dr. Strangelove on Turner Classic Movies this Thursday.  In a promo, he says he was struck with the thought that this (nuclear war started by Boykin type) could actually  happen.  I suppose that in fairness TCM has offered equal time to Cheney.  Now, what would be a good film for Cheney to host?   Some suggestions below the fold.

We might go for an apt title:

The Over the Hill Gang
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight
Corporate Affairs
The Public Enemy
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?
The Hasty Heart (stars Ronald Reagan, by the way)
Operation Madball
The War Game
The Evil That Men Do
The Corrupter
The Wyoming Kid
The Horizontal Lieutenant

Or we might think of a film with appropriate themes:

Wall Street
Dr. Mabuse:  Der Spieler (The Gambler)
The Paths of Glory
Dr. Strangelove -- wait, that's taken!

I have to stop myself or I'll use up the obvious ones.  You get the idea.  Any suggestions?

Originally posted to Vico on Sun Oct 03, 2004 at 06:30 PM PDT.

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