As young Voltaire prepares to enter manhood and take his place at the table, he finds himself disagreeing with what They say about the upcoming US Presidential election. Emboldened by the impetuous confidence of youth and the fresh face of Barack Obama, he decides to do something about it.
The result is a hilarious, uncompromising look at modern society. Religion, gender, race, celebrity, classnothing is sacred in this sensationalized romp through the incestuous world of American pop-political culture that chronicles an insiders fanciful interplay with all the characters. From Caribou Barbie to terrorist pals who made the 2008 campaign one for the ages, For the People intersperses real life with fictionbut is it really fiction? While the outcome of the 2008 Presidential election may be known, this surreal journey behind the election, with its many twists and turns, poses real questions for the people to answer about our role and responsibility in it all.