01/29/2008 10:53 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

On a Clear Day You Can See ... a Hollywood Plot!!??

The Republican Party must really be feeling down at the mouth. Otherwise, by now we surely would have heard full-throated harangues about a dangerous, ascendant liberal dynasty.

Not the Clintons. The Brolins.

Oliver Stone is making a bio-pic of George W. Bush; the 43rd president is to be played by actor and registered Democrat Josh Brolin, he of the SAG award-winning ensemble cast of No Country for Old Men. George W. Bush, before things went pear-shaped on him, was a conservative hero who aspired to be like his great conservative hero, Ronald Reagan.

And in a 2003 Emmy-nominated performance in a TV miniseries, Reagan was played by ... James Brolin, Josh's father, also a registered Democrat.

Which means that the two actors cast in the only movies to date to portray two revered Republican leaders are the stepson and the husband of ... Barbra Streisand, the definitive Hollywood liberal Republicans love to loathe.


Let the conspiracy spinning begin ...