Ricky Gervais on Politics

Question: Are you into politics?

Gervais:    I think… I know less about politics than any other subjects in the world.  I got caught up in the… the US election more than anything else.  I don’t know why.  I do know why.  It was because of Obama.  He was so charismatic, so accessible, and he captured the imagination of… Which is a dangerous thing as well, you know.  Charisma is dangerous in politics.  We don’t know if he’s going to be any good.  I think he will be.  But… And all the celebrities are getting on the bandwagon doesn’t help, ever.  That always scares me.  I always feel sorry for, you know, the President… If I was to say, just stay off my side, really.  You know… You know, Lindsay Lohan, I like the black one.  Well, if Lindsay… Yeah.  What Britney?  What do you like?  You like the black one too, do you?  Okay, that’s it.  I mean, really, please… really.  Yeah.  That’s going to help. 

The comedian says he knows less about politics than anything else.

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