in a wide-ranging la times interview, the surprisingly candid and eloquent corpse of george clooney talks about democratic politicians past and present, as well as his love of grim-reaping president aspirant, barack obama.
He’s friends with the Clintons. He knows Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). “I like him very much, and I think he’s a nice man,” Clooney said. “But I disagree with him politically.” He admires former Vice President Al Gore. “I sat on a train with him, my father and I. We talked for three hours.”
But Obama, clearly, dazzled him.
“We were at a rally on Darfur,” Clooney said. “People were standing around backstage. All of a sudden, Obama walks out and steps onto the stage. Everyone stopped to hear what he had to say…. I’ve never been around anyone who can literally take someone’s breath away.”