Here’s my contribution to MovieRob’s Meathead March Blogathon!
For today’s first review of The American President (1995), here’s S.G. Lipet of A Movie List: 365 Films in a Year. Not only does he have a review for us, but also a poem about the movie.
President Andrew Shepherd’s content;
Approval’s at 63 percent.
A bill for gun (or crime) control
Will serve as his deciding goal
To win him reelection.
And yet, moving on from a widower’s fate,
He jumps at the chance for a Washington date.
Awkward encounters soon persuade
The lobbyist Sidney Ellen Wade
To match his plain affection.
Wade hangs on a promise politically made,
That Shepherd will offer a bill his full aid.
Meanwhile, a senator is quick
To target Shepherd’s latest pick
With character attacks.
Since romance is personal, Shepherd won’t budge;
‘Tis not for the public to slander and judge.
Yet his approval starts to drop,
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