I hope you do well tonight. I don't know how to email you directly but since you are a liberal minded guy, maybe this will find its way to you. If not, maybe you Google yourself from time to time and if I am lucky enough to come up on the first page or two, maybe, just maybe, you will click on through. George, I am writing you because I need you.
Let me clarify that it's need, not want. Honestly, you had me when you were helping out Ms. Garrett and giving Tootie a hard time so many years ago. Wanting you is like the Dawn To Dusk, tattooed you that I think most women (and many men) want. Wanting you is loving your wit and clever banter in every interview you give. No, I don't want you, I NEED you in Texas. It's great that you make thought-provoking-liberal-leaning movies. I love that you have well thought out editorials in magazines and newspapers. I like that you put your money where your mouth is but we need you and stars like you working for LOCAL AND STATE candidates...not just National ones.
Let's face it...if star power influenced National elections as much as we hope it would, Kerry would have won hands down. He had the better looking stars, he had more of them, he had the cool folks and the establishment folks all in one building. Imagine how weird it was to be in Boston with Maria Shriver and all the kids in tow in the balcony behind us but Andre 3000 walking across the floor in a mob in front of us? Michael Moore was practically attacked outside and everyone's favorite OC blonde, Benjamin McKenzie talks to the youth of America on stage. I know I wasn't in NYC with the Repubs, but they didn't have Obama. If all that made the difference it should have, I am convinced this country wouldn't be where it is right now.
George, we need you guys to work for local candidates. ALL POLITICS IS LOCAL. The GOP has been masterful at insinuating themselves into school boards, city councils, county governments and state houses. They have redistricted themselves into seats almost impossible to take back. We need star power for state races and congressional seats. My Congressional Representative legislates policy language for dollars. I don't ever hear anything from my State Representative since I don't vote Republican, I apparently don't get equal treatment. Our Governor is, well, a joke in so many ways it would just take forever but this is a good start. Right now, in my county, everyone is taking sides. Honestly, we can't hope to win the National elections if we don't clean up our collective backyards. Please George, get local. If not in Kentucky, then in Texas.
Come down to Texas George because these people won't listen to reason. It doesn't matter the facts we throw at them or how much salaries are on the decline in our counties, WE NEED STARS. Bring the crew to Dallas to film Ocean's 13 since Dallas probably won't. Bring Joel to put you in that gay bat suit just ONE more time. I am pretty sure that you, Brad and Matt would charm the pants off the old Southern ladies and score some great tabloid photos with the younger ones. George, they would listen to you. More of them know you than who THEIR Representatives are. More of them know you than what a primary is. Honestly, we would be lucky to have 50% of voters even show up on Election Day, George, but you being at a polling location would guarantee 100% participation, of this I am completely sure. Tell your friends, all of them, tell Oprah and Ellen. Bring them with you George. Thanks to this guy, if we can't take Texas back this time, we are all going to be in trouble.
Please George. I will leave the light on and lasagna in the oven. I have enough places for everyone to crash so it won't take a dime out of your movie star budget. George, I know you would love my cats. Please George, this year, get LOCAL.