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Fictionalized portrayals of George W. Bush

Fictionalized portrayals of George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, have become common since his inauguration on January 20, 2001. Many popular TV shows, magazines and comics have portrayed or satirized him. Several comedians and comic actors were known for impressions of Bush during his presidency, including Will Ferrell and Will Forte, Jon Culshaw, Frank Caliendo, James Adomian and Jon Stewart. Impressionist Steve Bridges had a notably involved impression that included facial prosthetics to achieve similarity to Bush. Actor Timothy Bottoms portrayed Bush fictionally multiple times during the Bush presidency: in the Comedy Central sitcom That's My Bush!, as a cameo in the family film The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course, in a serious role in the telefilm DC 9/11. Bush was the target of satire for most of his presidency. Most fictional depictions of the President in popular media tend to emphasize his drawl and tendency to use incorrect grammar and malapropisms in speeches, as well as his sometimes awkward hand and facial gestures.

Bush is depicted in caricatures with a large nose and ears, small eyes, giving him a somewhat elfin appearance, or sometimes to look similar to a chimpanzee. He is sometimes drawn in political cartoons as being short in stature, although in reality he is taller than the average American. Most fictionalized portrayals of George W. Bush have been negative, which some conservatives claim is reflective of a leftist media bias. Bush was portrayed by Josh Brolin in W. a biopic by Oliver Stone. The film is similar in format to Nixon, another film by Stone, covering Bush's life from his early childhood and college years, to his early political career and struggles with alcoholism, to his 2003 invasion of Iraq. W. was released on October 17, 2008 and is the first time a major motion picture has been made about a U. S. President while he was still in office. In the 2010 Indian film My Name Is Khan, Bush is an unseen character who refuses to meet with Khan and accept that he is not a terrorist. Bush is the target of an assassination in Chicago, Illinois in this fictional tale during his presidency.

Death of a President mirrors similar details surrounding the assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan during the early 1980s. Facing broad unpopular support for the 2003 invasion of Iraq, he becomes the target of an assassin with a political agenda. In Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, the 2008 sequel to Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle features James Adomian as Bush in a scene where he smokes cocaine-laced marijuana with the title characters; the 2002 action comedy film The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course featured a cameo by Timothy Bottoms as President Bush. In 2004, Showtime broadcast a made-for-television movie titled DC 9/11: Time of Crisis reenacting the September 11, 2001 attacks from the point of view of President Bush; the movie was a drama, reviewers stated that its portrayal of George W. Bush, again by Bottoms, was in a positive light. In the film The Master of Disguise, the main character dresses up as Bush and comments "Folks around here call me W." In Scary Movie 4, the President of the United States is reading a children book in a classroom, similar to George W. Bush's reading of The Pet Goat.

When he is told the nation is under the attack of alien "triPods" he replies: "Right now I want to hear what happened to the duckling". In the 2007 Transformers film, the president is not stated to be Bush, but implied to be him. However, in the direct sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, the reference to the actual President Barack Obama as well as brief glimpses of Bush in a news broadcast suggest that the president shown in the original is in fact President Bush, he is shown lying in bed saying to one of the flight attendants, "Hey, could you wrangle me up some Ding Dongs?" The Secretary of Defense, played by Jon Voight, has him guarded in a bunker for his protection during the rest of the film. In the comedy movie Postal, Bush is portrayed by Brent Mendenhall. In the 2008 Norwegian comedy sequel Lange Flate Ballær 2, after the main characters have prevented an American nuclear submarine from exploding and thus save the world, Bush pays them a visit at their garage in Fredrikstad, Norway.

Dasavathaaram is an Indian film. He dons ten different roles in this film and one of those is the portrayal of George W. Bush. George W. Bush appears in a still animated frame of the anime version of Megumi. Connor Trinneer plays a young George Bush in the 2017 film American Made. Sam Rockwell plays George Bush in the 2018 film Vice. Bush was portrayed by Brent Mendenhall in 2005 Egyptian film. Bush appliers as the president of the United States, who wants Karmouti to falsely admit of doing terrorist attacks and dealing with weapons of mass destruction for Russia. 2DTV portrayed George W. Bush as a childish simpleton who would make hazardous decisions while in the Oval Office; the character would not listen to advice from his advisor, the General, unless he put a sock on his hand and humoured Bush like a child. These segments were popular in the United Kingdom and highlighted Bush's unpopularity in the country. In

I. B. Hale

Insall Bailey "I. B." Hale was an American football tackle at Texas Christian University, voted an All-American. He was drafted in the first round of the 1939 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, but never played football professionally. Hale was married to the former Virginia Kingsbery, the couple had at least three sons. Hale became a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in Fort Worth and was a close associate of J. Edgar Hoover, he became chief of security for the Convair aircraft factory and General Dynamics, was a chairman of ASIS International. Hale died of a heart attack in 1971. Hale was best friends with Heisman winner Davey O'Brien, who played football with him at Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas, Texas and at TCU, they both worked for the FBI. Hale was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1985. I. B. Hale at Find a Grave