Matt Damon
is scared. Make that terrified.

What could frighten the actor who is fearless in all those wild, action-packed "Bourne Identity" international espionage movies?

The possibility that Governor

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http://topics.latimes.com/politics/people/sarah-palin”>Sarah Palin could soon be a heartbeat – or perhaps a melanoma cell – away from being president of the United States.

“I think there’s a really good chance that Sarah Palin could be president, and I think that’s a really scary thing, ’cause I don’t know anything about her – I don’t think in eight weeks I’m going to know anything about her. I know that she was a mayor of a really, really small town and she’s the governor for Alaska for less than two years. I just don’t understand. I think the pick was made for political purposes…. Do the actuary tables and there’s a one out of three chance, if not more, that [John] McCain doesn’t survive his first term and it’ll be President Palin…. It’s like a really bad Disney movie. The hockey mom, you know, ‘oh, I’m just a hockey mom’… and she’s facing down President Putin [of Russia]…. It’s totally absurd …. It’s a really terrifying possibility.”

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