What’s Up With That Bizarro Jack Nicholson Video Supporting Hillary Clinton?

So what’s up with this totally nuts video Jack Nicholson made endorsing Hillary Clinton? Granted, it’s not so weird that he would endorse her…only odd that he’s done so by creating a short video montage of some of his “greatest hits” from film history.

The problem? In most of the roles he’s borrowed from, he plays characters who have completely and totally lost their ever-loving minds. We’ve got the psychotic Joker in “Batman,” the murderin’ pop in “The Shining,” the depressed, estranged son in “Five Easy Pieces,” and the bloodthirsty Col. Jessup in “A Few Good Men.” All fine men whose presidential endorsements are, I’m sure, worth considering. Only thing I’m wondering is why he didn’t include a shot of himself as a post-lobotomy Randall P. McMurphy in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” to really send the message home?

Ultimately, what’s very humorous to me is the fact that the clip Nicholson chose to use from “A Few Good Men” includes this line where Nicholson as Col. Jessup is informing Tom Cruise’s character that “there is nothing on this earth sexier, believe me, gentlemen, than a woman you have to salute in the morning.”

Does the Hillary camp realize that the next line out of Nicholson’s mouth in that movie is “Promote 'em all, I say, `cause this is true: if you haven’t gotten a blowjob from a superior officer, well, you’re just letting the best in life pass you by”?

Kind of crazy. Then again, given the way the Clintons dig BJs, maybe not so much. – Jennifer Mathieu

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