Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Tommy Lee's Texas

Ronald Reagan did it. Arnold Schwarzenegger did it. Even "Gopher" from The Love Boat did it. If these movie and television celebrities can run for public office, why not Tommy Lee Jones?

In Mother Jones, Josh Harkinson asks Tommy Lee Jones: Texas Senator?
In politics, as in life, scarcity is the mother of invention. Texas Democrats face a paucity of money, candidates, and votes heading into the 2012 race for US Senate. Which has inspired liberal Houston radio host Geoff Berg to hatch a brilliant idea: Draft actor Tommy Lee Jones for the job.
This map shows just how many of Jones' movies could help him relate to Texas' voters:

HT to Evan

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At Thursday, March 17, 2011 , Blogger dhkendall said...

Have you seen this:


Gawker reports on a Fox News map of Japanese nulear plants which
mistakenly included a nightclub as one of them.

At Thursday, March 17, 2011 , Blogger Cartophiliac said...

Yes, I did see that.
I can't keep posting Fox News map errors... it gets repetitive.


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