Jon Voight, known for his roles in Deliverance and Midnight Cowboy and as Angelina Jolie’s father, hosted a fundraiser for the Republican Party last night. While such speakers as Newt Gingrich made the expected attacks on the President, Voight was the most outspoken, calling Obama “a false prophet” and saying that America must put a Republican back in the White House to free the nation from “this Obama oppression.” The assembled guests seemed impressed; Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell remarked that he was pleased that someone from Hollywood would make a speech like that, and worried that Voight might face blacklisting for his pro-Republican views. Could Jon Voight be the next Ronald Reagan?
Midnight Cowboy Blasts Obama
Angelina Jolie’s dad calls for an end to the “Obama Oppression”