preppier ‘do) does his door-to-door civic duty.
COURTNEY (30s, box-blonde mother of three, B’more accent)
Good morning, Miss. Can I trouble
you for a moment of your time?
Oh Jesus, not another one. I bought
stuck in the Muenster.
He likes his joke much more than she does.
Whadderya sellin’? You got a minute;
Card Sharks is in commercial.
I’m actually not a salesman, Miss.
I was wondering if you’re currently
registered to vote.
Eh, politicians are all the same.
That’s not true. Perhaps if you
knew more about the candidates-
I know about the candidates. Reagan
to a monkey.
a president talkin’
to a monkey? It’s unnatural. And
the Mondale guy, you can’t say it,
but I will:
Well, he’s certainly a little
skittish on foreign policy.
Big fat pussy. Betcha growin’ up he
got his ass kicked like...every
day. By like girls and stuff. Those
are my choices, why should I vote?
Frank was waiting for that question. He’s so good at this
Because voting is sacred. Because
everything this country is about
started with the right to be heard.
great-great-grandparents fought and
died for that right. Where do your
ancestors come from?
(big nicotine exhale)
Well, I’m sure I’ll talk to them in
people just like you in Russia,
the control that you have over how
your country is run. I’m not here
to say you have to vote, Miss. I’m
here to celebrate that you get to.
I can sign up with you?
And if I may...
(reading her name)
I’d like to encourage you
Nah, I’m votin’ for the pussy. That
knocks on doors. Same smile, same speech. Some sign up, some
INT. FRANK’S CAR - LATER
back into a McDonald’s cup. No time for real hygiene.
considered?’ ‘Are you better off now?’ ‘Continuing progress.’
Synopsis: Reagan examines the enigmatic career of one of the revered architects of the modern world - icon, screen star, and two-term president Ronald Reagan.