Conan O’Brien’s dream political TV show cast from the 2013 White House Correspondents Dinner

Katie LaPotin, Red Alert Politics, April 28, 2013

He’s no longer be in the running for “The Tonight Show,” but comedian and late night talk show host Conan O’Brien sure knows how to pick a movie cast!

O’Brien concluded his speech at the 2013 White House Correspondents Dinner by announcing that his network, Turner Broadcasting, would be making “a major television mini-series about the main power players in Washington.”

“Everyone is obsessed with Washington these days,” he said. “You all saw how you went crazy for ‘House of Cards’, ‘Homeland’ and of course this event tonight. Hollywood can’t get enough of your world.”

The dream casting is as follows:

Vice President Joe Biden: Bob Barker

Joe Biden Bob Barker WHCD 2013

Former Obama advisor David Axelrod: Higgins from “Magnum P.I.

David Axelrod Magnum PI WHCD 2013

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.): Mr. Bean

Paul Ryan Mr Bean WHCD 2013

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.): Grandpa Munster

Chuck Schumer Grandpa munster WHCD 2013

Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.): Old man from the“American Gothic” painting

Harry Reid Old Man WHCD 2013

FOX News CEO Roger Ailes: “Boss” Hogg from ‘The Dukes of Hazzard

Roger Ailes Dukes of Hazzard

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio): Tan Mom

John Boehner Tan Mom WHCD 2013

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano: Paul Giamatti

Janet Napolitano Paul Giamatti WHCD 2013

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Stewie from “Family Guy”

RahmEmanuel Stewie Family Guy WHCD 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry: An Easter Island head

JohnKerry Easter Island head WHCD 2013

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts: Buzz Lightyear

John Roberts Buzz lightyear WHCD 2013

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.): Dame Edna

Mitch McConnell Dame Edna WHCD 2013

CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer: Furby

Wolf Blitzer Furby WHCD 2013

NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre: “The Face Melt Guy” from ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark

Wayne LaPierre Face melt Raiders of Lost Arc WHCD 2013

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney: Ralphie from “A Christmas Story

Jay Carney Ralphie Christmas Story WHCD 2013


(Pictures from C-SPAN screenshots)


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