Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Literary Figures Who Should Be President

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that there's some kind of big election going on today in the US. ;) Now, I'm not here to talk about politicians or who I'm voting for or anything like that (so please, please let's not go there in the comments!) but I did think it would be fun to pick out some literary figures that would make good presidents. And since it's a freebie day over at The Broke & The Bookish, it's the perfect time!

1. Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore -first of all, he's got enough names to make anyone happy! And yes, he did get a little drunk on power, but I think he's learned his lesson. He's fair, he believes the best in everybody and holds them to that high standard, he stands up for the little guy/elf, he knows lots of stuff, and he has a cool beard.


2. Kristy Thomas -she's already got tons of experience being the super Prez of the Baby-Sitters Club so this should be a snap for her! And with her penchant for Great Ideas, I'm sure she'll solve that pesky budget crisis in no time.

3. Prince Po of Graceling -totally cool under pressure, even with (spoiler: his eyesight gone) he knows everything that is going on around him. He isn't afraid to fight for what he believes, physically and mentally.

4. Doc from Cannery Row -Doc may seem like a simple, laid-back fellow, but underneath he has a strong backbone and a heart of gold. Doc will be there for everyone and would be willing to take chances.

5. Blair Waldorf in Gossip Girl -I'm sure her campaign trail would be riddled with scandal, but that's what would make it so entertaining!

6. Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird -this kid was raised right by her daddy and she would be a hard-working, honest politician. 

7. Elizabeth Wakefield of Sweet Valley -the honest, hard-working twin would dedicate herself to the environmental issues of course, but also helping the children and underprivileged. And as long as she doesn't let Jessica talk her into some hair-brained "White House Unicorn Club" or something, she should be fine!

8. Janine Kishi -always in the shadow of the artistic, imaginative Claudia, Janine pushes herself onward and upward after college (at age 17). She decides to go into politics and becomes the first Kishi in Washington. Her "Mathematics for Babies" program helps launch her straight into the White House at the tender age of 23. She continues to support Claudia's "art career" by placing several of her sculptures and paintings around the Oval Office. The support staff is quite confused by "Rodowsky in Motion" but keep it to themselves.

And that's all I have! :) I hope you enjoyed it and if you are in the US, go vote today!

(I love Mary Poppins lol)

10 comments:

  1. The list is wonderful, but I'm adoring this post for the Mary Poppins song!

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    1. Hah! Right on Sister Suffragette! :)

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  2. What a fun list! Dumbledore would be my #1 and I totally agree with you on Prince Po. (and why doesn't she marry him already?) kelley—the road goes ever ever on

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    1. Thanks so much! :) I know...I love Po & Katsa!

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  3. I love your list idea. I think Dumbledore would make a fantastic president. Better than...oh wait we're not going there right?

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    1. no no...not going there. :) Thanks for stopping by!

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  4. What a great list idea! Heck yeah to Dumbeldore! I love Mary Poppins, too!

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  5. Yes! All hail dumbledore :) I seriously could not have remembered all those middle names though...

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    1. Lol...well I did have to look them up to make sure they were in the right order. ;)

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