Barack Obama, Washington’s Answer to "Hancock?"

Barack Obama, Washington’s Answer to “Hancock?”
Bevin Chu
January 20, 2009

Is Barack Obama Washington’s answer to Hollywood’s “Hancock?”

Popular films, as Jungian psychologists know full well, are highly revealing indicators of society’s “Collective Unconscious.”

What do the recent spate of superhero movies from Hollywood reflect, but America’s desperate yearning for a messiah, a savior, or angel, such as the post-modern angel in “Hancock,” played by Will Smith?

Is Barack Obama Washington’s answer to Hollywood’s “Hancock?”


Barack Obama, Washington’s Answer to Hollywood’s Hancock?

Will Smith as Superhero “Hancock”

Update October 10, 2009:

Gasps as Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize
By KARL RITTER and MATT MOORE, Associated Press Writers Karl Ritter And Matt Moore, Associated Press Writers

OSLO – The announcement drew gasps of surprise and cries of too much, too soon. Yet President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday because the judges found his promise of disarmament and diplomacy too good to ignore.

China Desk: Apparently even the Nobel Prize Committee judges are not immune from the yearning for a messiah.

They have essentially awarded Obama the Nobel Peace Prize in advance, in the hope that Obama will deliver on his implied promise.

Let’s hope they’re not disappointed.

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