This week, there's one similarity between 24's David Palmer and Barack Obama this is pretty obvious.
|And they actually share it with at least one other person mentioned prominently in our blog.|
First, the point about Obama is easy to prove. He's the 44th President. There's really no other way to get around this fact. His predecessor was #43. The guy before him was #42. He's #44. It's that simple.
And don't talk to us about how George Washington wasn't the first President of the United States. We've already explained just how much of an idiotic claim that is.
Palmer's ordinal spot in the White House requires a bit more of an explanation. In the 24 universe, Bill Clinton left office in 2001, just like he did in real life. However, in 24, Clinton wasn't replaced by George W. Bush. Instead, Harry Barnes came after Clinton. And unlike in real life, that four-year period seemed relatively peaceful and without any major horrific incidents.
Barnes lost his re-election bid to David Palmer, which made him the 44th President; just like Obama.
But who else in our blog shares this similarity?
|Fun fact: The first son was played by movie director Jason Reitman.|
|Trust us, he's the one on the left.|
So, that's one thing Palmer and Obama have in common.
What? Was there another similarity that we're missing?
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