Actor and screenwriter Matt Damon claims he voted for President Obama in 2008 and 2012. However, the 42-year-old film star contends that he is not satisfied with Obama’s work so far as president. Damon also says that he has given up on believing in America’s political system.
In an interview with Playboy Magazine, the Oscar-winning actor bemoaned the partisan politics of Washington D.C. and criticized the short-sightedness of today’s politicians. He said:
“The fix is in, the game is rigged and no matter how hard you work to change things, it just doesn’t matter. “We’re at a point where politicians don’t really get any benefit from engaging with long-term issues. Instead, it’s all about the next election cycle. Those guys in the House don’t do anything now but run for office. So unless they can find some little thing that zips them up a couple of points in the polls, they’re not interested.” (Playboy Magazine)