In an interview with The Associated Press, Damon expressed his concern over putting Palin in the White House because he contends it may not be long before she’s the Commander in Chief.
“I think there’s a really good chance Sarah Palin could be president and I think that’s a really scary thing,” Damon said.
In making his assertion, Damon cited the age and health of Palin’s running mate, 72-year-old Senator John McCain, who has a history of health issues.
“There’s a one-in-three chance, if not more, that McCain doesn’t survive his first term and it will be President Palin,” the actor continued.
In expressing his concern, Damon likened the scenario to something from the big screen.
“It’s like a really bad Disney movie. The hockey mom… and she’s president and facing down [Russian president] Vladimir Putin,” Damon said. “It’s absurd. It’s totally absurd and I don’t understand why more people aren’t talking about it.”
Damon also suggested McCain’s selection of Palin wasn’t based on her political qualifications.
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