The line between Hollywood fame and political power is often blurred, so suggestions that the liberal actor might run can't be dismissed.
This article titled “Matt Damon for president? In US politics, they have seen crazier scripts” was written by Paul Harris in New York, for The Observer on Saturday 13th August 2011 23.06 UTC
Even in the increasingly wild world of American politics, it seemed an especially crazy idea: Matt Damon for president? After all, the handsome actor, whose boyish good looks belie the fact that he has just turned 40, is still best known for his early role in Good Will Hunting, where he played a working-class Bostonian.