One’s a handsome, aging, popular action hero hoping the American public supports him in the coming year. The other is played by Bruce Willis. At first glance, there are a lot of similarities between Die Hard hero John McClane and Senator (and presidential candidate) John McCain. But who has a better chance to win America’s vote?
|Filmography||Die Hards 1–4.||Wedding Crashers, Bears in a Submarine.|
|Career-defining hostage situation||One night in Nakatomi Plaza, 1988.||Five and a half years in Vietcong prisons, 1967–1973.|
|Marital difficulties||Separated from wife in 1988; saved wife from terrorists in 1988, 1990; separated again in 1995; divorced by 2007.||Divorced first wife in 1980 after conducting an extramarital affair.|
|Child in jeopardy||Daughter Lucy kidnapped by cyber-terrorists in 2007.||Son James enlisted in Marines in 2006, could be sent to Iraq.|
|Supports the war?||Yes.||Yes.|
|Attempts to recast once-profane self as more family-friendly||Going well: "Yippee ki yay, motherfucker!" reportedly trimmed from new film to secure PG-13 rating.||Going poorly: Yelled "Fuck you!" at Texas senator John Cornyn at a Capitol meeting in May.|
|Gets America’s vote?||Will at least beat Evan Almighty in this weekend's box office.||Will at least beat Tommy Thompson in the Republican primaries.|