Bush Searches for a 'Miracle'; Gore Seeks a 'Wonderful Life'
Byline: Chuck Goudie
George Bush was still in cloth diapers and Al Gore hadn't even been conceived when two of Chicago's most beloved holiday movies were released.
Today, Messrs. Bush and Gore are living out the plots of "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947) and "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946).
"Miracle" is the story of a man who believes he is Santa Claus and proves it in court.
"Wonderful Life" is about a man who is overwhelmed by circumstances but finds reason to go on.
With slight revisions, both films become remarkably similar to the untidiness we are in today.
In the new and improved "It's a Wonderful Life," Albert Arnold Gore Jr. is the desperate soul searching for 10,000 misplaced votes.
On the verge of civilianhood, Gore is touched by …
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Publication information: Article title: Bush Searches for a 'Miracle'; Gore Seeks a 'Wonderful Life'. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: December 1, 2000. Page number: 13. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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