The Uncler: America Needs a Comeback

The Uncler: America Needs a Comeback

In this parody of the Oscar-nominated film The Wrestler, Uncle Sam is portrayed as a washed up fighter seeking redemption.

Facebook
Twitter
Email
Flipboard
Pocket

The Funny or Die crew and, oddly enough, Alyssa Milano have teamed up to
make this hilarious trailer spoof of the Oscar-nominated film The Wrestler.
Uncle Sam is, with the support of his stripper girlfriend (Milano as the
fetching Lady Liberty), trying to both regain his status as the world’s
undisputed economic heavyweight champ and reconnect with his estranged
daughter, The Middle Class. This is a mockery with a message.

Corbin Hiar

Check out more great Nation videos on our YouTube channel.

Dear reader,

I hope you enjoyed the article you just read. It’s just one of the many deeply-reported and boundary-pushing stories we publish everyday at The Nation. In a time of continued erosion of our fundamental rights and urgent global struggles for peace, independent journalism is now more vital than ever.

As a Nation reader, you are likely an engaged progressive who is passionate about bold ideas. I know I can count on you to help sustain our mission-driven journalism.

This month, we’re kicking off an ambitious Summer Fundraising Campaign with the goal of raising $15,000. With your support, we can continue to produce the hard-hitting journalism you rely on to cut through the noise of conservative, corporate media. Please, donate today.

A better world is out there—and we need your support to reach it.

Onwards,

Katrina vanden Heuvel
Editorial Director and Publisher, The Nation

Ad Policy
x