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From Oscar to Oval Office?

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He was a Russian roulette-playing Vietnam veteran in "The Deer Hunter."

He played an unsavory smuggler in "Pulp Fiction."

Now somebody, somewhere, apparently thinks the world is ready for Christopher Walken in a new role: Leader of the Free World.

A claim that Walken had launched a campaign for the White House caused a stir as it made the Internet rounds in recent days, fueled by a sophisticated website ( that lists a campaign platform, testimonials and bits of purported Walken wisdom intended to carry him far with voters in red and blue states.

Only, it's all a joke.

By Robert W. Welkos
Full Story @ Los Angeles Times

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