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'The Butler' Star: Obama's 'Imperial Presidency' Would Make Nixon Blush

'The Butler' Star: Obama's 'Imperial Presidency' Would Make Nixon Blush

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John Cusack plays President Richard M. Nixon as a sweaty, power-obsessed politician in Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

The progressive actor still thinks the leader lionized in the film’s framing device, Barack Obama, represents a power grab far more problematic than the disgraced Nixon.

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Cusack is one of the few actors who robustly challenge Obama, from the hard-left, on matters like the NSA domestic spying scandal.


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