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Actor Jon Voight is in Tampa this week at the Republican National Convention, and the Oscar-winner ("Coming Home)--who's never been afraid to speak his mind politically, penning a 2008 opinion piece against then-candidate Barack Obama and appearing in a video at the 2008 Republican convention--seems set to share his thoughts about the state of the country with anybody who'll listen.  The CliffsNotes version: Obama's a Marxist, and the media is hopelessly biased towards the incumbent in this year's election. Here's a look at the coverage that Voight's Rnc appearance garnered with the media (who were quick to point out that Voigt is the father of activist humanitarian Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie). The Washington Post: The title of Hollywood’s Senior Republican — long held by the late Charlton Heston — has officially passed to Jon Voight. Sure, Clint Eastwood bestowed his endorsement on »


- Jacob Combs

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