Oscar season is officially upon us.
But there’s another December Oscar contender that has plans to destroy the Bush Jr. administration’s legacy.
George W. Bush’s presidency was widely regarded as a complete disaster.
Not only was he for big government but he did nothing about illegal immigrants crossing our borders
And at the end of Bush’s second term we suffered one of the worst economic recessions since The Great Depression.
We suffered one of the worst economic recessions since The Great Depression
That’s why it’s ironic that Bush Jr. hates President Trump.
The economy has never been better thanks to our president.
A trailer for a new movie called Vice came out on Wednesday.
It focuses on Vice President Dick Cheney’s role in the Bush administration.
It opens with then-Texas Governor Bush Jr. and Cheney having lunch outside.
That’s when the disgraced former president asks him if he wants to be his vice president.
Cheney counters with a whole spiel about how he’s a “CEO of a large company.”
After listing his credentials as former Chief of Staff and Secretary of Defense, he points out that the vice presidency is a “mostly symbolic job.”
Then his pitch took a sinister turn.
He insists that he wants to handle the “mundane” jobs.
Those included, “Overseeing bureaucracy, military, energy and uhhh foreign policy.”
It goes without saying that the joke is that they are definitely not “mundane” jobs.
Cheney implies to Bush Jr. that he practically wants to run everything.
Cheney implies point blank to Bush Jr. that he practically wants to run everything
That’s no surprise.
That rumor has floated since Bush’s administration.
And Bush Jr. is ecstatic that he accepts his role.
Sam Rockwell stars as Bush Jr., Amy Adams stars as Lynne Cheney and Steve Carell plays Donald Rumsfeld.
Then there’s Christian Bale who is unrecognizable as former Vice President Dick Cheney.
You can watch the trailer here:
The Trailer for Vice is finally here… pic.twitter.com/mU44GqxBkO
— Adam McKay (@GhostPanther) October 3, 2018
Trump-hater Adam McKay also directs the movie.
McKay directed The Big Short recently.
But he is largely known for his comedic partnership with Will Ferrell.
He’s the director behind Step Brothers, Anchorman and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.
Now he wants the Oscars.
But unfortunately, McKay also hates Trump.
The A-list director once referred to Trump’s presidency as “Just raw insanity.”
McKay predicted in 2015 that a Trump presidency would be positively disastrous for the U.S. financial system.
McKay predicted in 2015 that a Trump presidency would be positively disastrous for the U.S. financial system
That’s ironic when you consider he wrote about the 2008 economic disaster.
Trump’s economy is the best we’ve ever had.
Politics aside, it looks like an entertaining movie.
Sam Rockwell seems to knock Bush Jr.’s cadence out of the park.
But most importantly, Christian Bale as Cheney is almost mind blowing.
If you set up pictures and audio, side by side, it’s unbelievable.
It harkens back to when Daniel Day-Lewis played Abraham Lincoln. Bale’s performance looks incredible.
But we have plenty of footage of Cheney.
Bush Jr. became favorable amongst liberals for his moments with First Lady Michelle Obama since Trump took office.
There is a famous picture of him leaning his head on her shoulder.
Didn’t the Obamas hate them at one point?
He even gave her candy during John McCain’s funeral.
That was inappropriate.
Cheney, on the other hand, doesn’t speak about Trump’s presidency. Wisely so.
But while this movie is about the Bush administration, it’s pretty clear that the filmmakers will take the opportunity to bash Trump and his supporters.
They won’t come out and say it overtly in the movie.
But you can bet they will allude to Trump Making America Great Again.
While doing that, they’ll blanket his supporters as “radicals.”
Will you go see this movie?
Let us know in the comments below!