Presidential Madness finals: “West Wing” vs. “Independence Day”
While the winner of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament was decided last night, the Presidential Madness title game gets started today. Just like the real March Madness, our field of fictional presidents have squared off daily to see who will ultimately be crowned best fit as President of the United States. In a series of polls, we’re answering the age-old question: does life imitate art more than art imitates life? You decide.
Our field of 32 has been narrowed down to two candidates. See the history of the competition on our Presidential Madness page, and cast your final vote below after watching our Commanders in Chief in action.
Thomas Whitmore from “Independence Day” played by Bill Pullman
In the clip below the President leads the final attack on the alien mothership.
And, as has been posted here previously, the presidents famous speech to rile Earth’s last survivors.
Jed Bartlet from “The West Wing” played by Martin Sheen
Below President Bartlet discusses the death of one of his Secret Service agents, the impact of crime and the benefits of being a policy wonk.
Here he fires Ambassador Cochran for lying.
Return to Constitution Daily this week for the final results of the tournament and keep track of the competition on our Presidential Madness page.