George Clooney the ‘Anti-Genocide Paparazzi’?

George Clooney doesn’t see himself as a possible Democratic candidate, but calls himself the “anti-genocide paprazzi” because of his work in Sudan.

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As a Hollywood A-lister involved in world issues, Clooney, 49, has been thought of as the next Democratic candidate, but says he’s done too many questionable things in his past to take public office.

Unlike some politicians, Clooney sees honesty as the best policy and he’s happily honest about his life.

Clooney tells Newsweek, “I didn’t live my life in the right way for politics, you know. I [expletive] too many chicks and did too many drugs, and that’s the truth.”

Clooney, however, does think that politicians should be truthful about their past indiscretions before they begin governing.

Clooney suggests a politician should “start from the beginning by saying, ‘I did it all. I drank the bong water. Now let’s talk about issues.’ That’s gonna be my campaign slogan: ‘I drank the bong water.’ ”

Clooney, who plays a politician in The Ides of March, prefers to focus his celebrity power on promoting awareness around global issues, like the war in Sudan.

Using his own funds, Clooney had a satellite implemented that monitors military movements in an unstable area of Sudan, where he’s spent some of his time in the past few years.

Clooney continues, “I’m not tied to the U.N. or the U.S. government, and so I don’t have the same constraints. I’m a guy with a camera from 480 miles up. I’m the anti-genocide paparazzi.”

Clooney – dreamy and philanthropic. Let’s just say if I were American and Clooney was running for office, he’d certainly have my vote.

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