Dear Greg Williams, At least get the fuckin' movie title right. Best, Retiring Guy.
We've seen this election before, in classic movies. (NPR, 10/25/2016)
The big one is A Face in the Crowd, in which Andy Griffith plays Lonesome Rhodes, a reality TV star pre-reality TV, and it goes to his head.
"I'm not just an entertainer," he claims, "I'm an influence, a wielder of opinion, a force."
What conjured him for me was Donald Trump's oft-repeated assertion that "People love me, and you know what, I've been very successful, everybody loves me."
Andy Griffith:A Face in the Crowd::Angela Lansbury:The Manchurian Candidate
Sadly -- and no smart-alecky stuff here -- Griffith didn't receive an Oscar nomination for his performance.