If we could select the US president from the movies, who would be elected? That's not really the aim of this list; it's about the presidential portrayals we enjoyed watching the most. When I got to #2 (my personal favorite), I knew who #1 would be. Still, I think Kevin Kline's character in the movie Dave should have been included. Shown here is Bill Pullman as the US president in Independence Day. Link -via the Presurfer
When he finds out, what does he do? After blocking the attempt, he orders the ringleaders to resign - basically giving them a way out. After all, treason is punishable by death.
Sure, it's nice to have an Action Hero living in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. But there's a lot more to politics than being a tough guy. You have to know when to stick to your guns, when to compromise, and when to let the other guy down easy.