'Poliwood' Director: Anger Will Lead to a Third Party in 2012

The director of the new documentary says dissatisfaction may lead to a viable third party candidate.


By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

Barry Levinson, director of the new Poliwood documentary that tracked Hollywood political activists in the 2008 election through Inauguration Day, sees the public so mad at Washington that he predicts a real third party will emerge with a viable presidential candidate, perhaps even by 2012. "There's an enormous dissatisfaction with Congress," he says. Since the right is maddest, the new third party will lean that way, he adds.

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