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Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney As The Man To Bring About The Zombie Apocalypse

Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney As The Man To Bring About The Zombie Apocalypse

It’s pretty much a given these days that anybody with (real or imagined) clout in Hollywood tends to use it to voice their political opinions — just google “celebrity presidential endorsements” — but few actually use their talents to ensure their message spreads to the widest possible audience. Enter geek hero Joss Whedon.

The “Avengers” helmer has released a tongue-in-cheek pro-Mitt Romney video just in time for the US presidential election. Waxing on the probability of a zombie apocalypse under a Romney presidency, Whedon showcases the same humor that made the superhero-team-up film such a colossal hit.

It’s no secret that Whedon is worshipped by the internet-nerd audience at-large (just look at the reactions to negative “Avengers” reviews), but even so, there’s no denying that the writer-director is adept at actually writing sharp and funny dialogue, and he knows just how to create viral-ready content for the internet, just look at his successful web series “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog.”

This is likely the smallest project he’ll be working on for a long time as he’s now Marvel’s architect for Phase 2 of sprawling cinematic (and soon-to-be television) universe, with TV spin-off “S.H.I.E.L.D gearing up for a pilot shoot, and “The Avengers 2 on track for a May 2015 release. Check out the video below, and remember to vote next week. Especially if you live in Ohio.

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