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9 Television Presidents We'd Totally Vote For: Who Wins?

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Last night, Barack Obama actually referenced Mad Men during his State of the Union speech, comparing the current treatment of women in the workplace with the status of Peggy and company on Matthew Weiner's award-winning drama.

Politics and television. The two have gone together for generations.

This, of course, got us to thinking about the most memorable characters to ever sit in the Oval Office... and/or whatever they called Laura Roslin's room on Battlestar Galactica.

They've been men, they've been women, they'd had MS and they've carried on affairs with local fixers. We've listed a few of our favorites below:

Jed Bartlet
Jed Bartlet ruled over the West Wing and set the bar quite high for all fictional Presidents. Let Bartlet be Bartlet, people!

WHICH PRETEND PRESIDENT WOULD GET YOUR VOTE?

 

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    Palmer for the win!

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    I would gladly vote Fitzgerald Grant ... from what we see on Scandal the american people love him ... the voting was rigged without his knowledge and he was crushed because he wanted to earn his presidency and do everything to make his country better ... oh and the guy is a war hero too

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    wtf? who would vote for fitz?? he is legitimately the WORST president. not only is he a murderer, he also shows no skill in actually running the country.

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    @ kay

    Fitz killed a murderer and attempted murderer who, failing his assassination, tried to finish him off from her deathbed by exposing the voting rigging scandal that he had nothing to do with.

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    @ kay

    I'm laughing at you hater ... he killed the woman who tried to kill him and killed his communication director so he did good for killing her ... and tell me just where do we see that he has no skill in running the country ? ... bye

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    @ kay

    BYE Fitzhater!!!!!!