Barack Obama, Action Hero


By SOHRAB AHMARI Arnold Schwarzenegger. Sylvester Stallone. Bruce Willis. Judging by “SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden,” a television movie set to air on National Geographic just two days before the U.S. presidential election, producer Harvey Weinstein is bent on having Barack Obama join this pantheon of action stars. The film presents the story of how the CIA, its Pakistani assets and a small team of elite Navy SEALs located and neutralized the world’s most wanted terrorist last year. “SEAL Team Six” offers no new revelations, and the plot’s factual background will be familiar to most viewers, having acquired an almost mythical status thanks to White House leaks, journalistic…

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