Newswire: Idiocracy writers team up with Terry Crews for anti-Trump ads

Comparing the current presidential election to Idiocracy has become cliche at this point—as well as depressing, because, well, it’s not wrong. But Etan Cohen still has a free pass to do just that, because he co-wrote the script for the 2006 satire with director Mike Judge. And Cohen and Judge seem determined to undo whatever weird witchcraft they unleashed by making the film, and are now working together on a series of anti-Trump campaign ads in a valiant attempt to put off their dystopian vision a little longer.

Talking to BuzzFeed, Cohen says he and Judge “thought it would take much, much longer to get to this point,” and that they considered the film a satire of celebrity culture, and its political elements “a crazy joke.” He says that, at first, the parallels between this election cycle and the film were “just a general lizard brain kind of …

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