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6 Reasons Ben Affleck Should Run for Office According to Steve Almond


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1. You’re being offered a higher calling and deep down you know it, mister.

I laud all the efforts you’ve made as a private citizen. But think of the difference you could make in, for instance, East Congo, as a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

2. The timing is right—and timing is everything.

I get that you’d prefer not to spend six years out of the biz. But how about a year and a half to see if political life agrees with you?

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