10 Questions for Denis Leary

The fast-talking comic and star of the New York City firefighter drama Rescue Me appears in the new HBO film Recount, about the 2000 U.S. presidential election. Denis Leary will now take your questions

Dennis Kleiman for TIME

Denis Leary

Has working on Recount changed your opinion of the political process? James Bellamy TITUSVILLE, FLA.

No. I think it just sort of intensified what I already believed in. You have to vote. You lessen the chances of, one, a recount happening again and, two, another Recount movie being made if you vote.

Have you ever considered going into politics? Jeroen Grouls THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS

No. They wouldn't want me. I don't think they'd like my skinny-jeans squad. If I'm President, there are going to be government vans that drive around and pick up people who shouldn't be wearing certain clothing. Talk...

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