Entertainment Profile: What do the candidates enjoy?
What musicians do the candidates listen to?
In an interview for Rolling Stone magazine, Mitt Romney listed some of his favorite musicians.
These included country stars Garth Brooks and Kenny Chesney, and also rock bands The Killers, The Eagles and The Beatles.
When it comes to music, President Obama described his taste in an interview with the New York Times, as “eclectic.” According to his Facebook profile this eclectic mix includes Bob Dylan, Johann Bach and The Fugees.
What are the candidates favorite books?
According to Mitt Romney’s assistant Garrett Jackson, Romney’s latest addition to his booklist is The Hunger Game trilogy.
Pres. Obama told Katie Couric in a recent interview that his favorite book is “Song of Solomon” by Toni Morrison.
Both candidates have publicaly said their favorite book is The Bible.
What are the candidates favorite movies?
Mitt Romney has listed some of his favorite movies on his Facebook page. These movies are: “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?,” “Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Star Wars” and “Henry V.”
When Katie Couric asked President Obama what his favorite movie is he replied, “I’m a movie guy, I can rattle off a bunch of movies,” eventually narrowing his top two as “Casablanca” and “Lawrence of Arabia.”
What television shows do they watch?
Romney has openly discussed his love for the ’90s sitcom “Seinfeld,” even referencing the fictional character George Costanza in a Republican debate last February. On his website, Romney also lists “30 Rock” and “Modern Family” as some of his favorites.
Pres. Obama, also a “Modern Family” fan, told the Associated Press that “Boardwalk Empire” and “Homeland” were two of his favorite television shows.