The White House has been tight-lipped about its response to Oliver Stone’s movie “W.” and has generally refused to comment on it. When ABC News offered 25 loyal Bushies the chance to screen the film, all except Scott McClellan declined. But actor Josh Brolin, who portrayed the President in the film, said that Bush actually saw the film and enjoyed it:
“I heard recently that Bush saw the movie and liked it very much,” the 40-year-old actor told CNN during a media event last Sunday for the upcoming drama “Milk.” Brolin stars as Dan White, who shot and killed openly gay San Francisco city supervisor Harvey Milk (played by Sean Penn) and Mayor George Moscone in 1978. [...]
“Karl Rove slammed the movie, and Bush liked the movie, go figure,” Brolin said.