Filmmaker Spike Lee is courting controversy, as usual, this time with his pointed comments about the presidential race.
"I think there will be a block of people saying, 'I cannot vote for a Mormon,'" Lee told New York magazine's entertainment blog, Vulture. (Scroll down a bit.) "They got a tough decision: Obama or a Mormon. Their beliefs got them between a rock and a hard place."
Lee may be a little blunt, but it's difficult to argue where Lee's wrong on this one.
A stranger bit of political analysis came from mogul Harvey Weinstein. Speaking Friday on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show," Weinstein discussed the funding disparity between the two candidates to two of his company's movies.
"I'll give you an example of two movies that I distribute: I spent the exact same amount on both movies. One movie was called 'The King's Speech.' It grossed $140 million, won a few Oscars including best picture, and did sensational based on its budget. The other picture was called 'Our Idiot Brother,' and we spent the same exact amount of money on it and it grossed $25 million. To me, Romney is 'Our Idiot Brother,' and Obama is 'The King's Speech.' You can spend all the money in the world. If you've got a bad product, it doesn't matter."
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