Oh, these two.
We're not sure if someone is taking his Adjustment Bureau character to heart or what, but Matt Damon has been very vocal about his political views lately.
The We Bought a Zoo star began discussing his views on President Barack Obama's administration during an interview with Elle Magazine (which, by the way, was conducted in New York during the start of the Occupy Wall Street protests), saying, "I've talked to a lot of people who worked for Obama at the grassroots level. One of them said to me, ‘Never again. I will never be fooled again by a politician...'
"You know, a one-term president with some balls who actually got stuff done would have been, in the long run of the country, much better."
And bam, there it is. But of course, there's more.
"If the Democrats think that they didn't have a mandate—people are literally without any focus or leadership, just wandering out into the streets to yell right now because they are so pissed off," he says. "Imagine if they had a leader."
In May, Obama used some of Damon's previous comments as material for his speech at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, D.C. "I've even let down my key core constituency: movie stars. Just the other day, Matt Damon—I love Matt Damon, love the guy—Matt Damon said he was disappointed in my performance," and here comes the kicker, "Well, Matt, I just saw The Adjustment Bureau, so...right back atcha, buddy."
It seems like the actor's latest film is getting decent reviews, so we can't wait to see what the president's comeback to this is this time.