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Bad momsというコメディー映画を機内で見ました。なんにでもトランプ当選の理由を見出すのは馬鹿らしいことはわかっていますが、今はついついそんなことをしてしまいます。



その映画のクライマックスにPTA会長選挙のシーンがありました。(意地悪だけれども)非の打ち所がない現会長に挑む、いろいろトラブルを起こしている主人公がスピーチをするところです。

Sometimes, I'm so crazy that I don't even understand the words that are coming out of my mouth. You see, what works for my daughter almost never works for my son. And whenever I think I'm actually starting to figure my kids out, they grow up and I'm back to square one. So, the truth is, when it comes to being a mom, (CHUCKLES) I have no fucking clue what I'm doing. (ALL LAUGH) And you know what? I don't think anyone does. I think we're all bad moms, and you know why? Because being a mom today is impossible!
(ときどき、頭に血が上って何を口走ったかわからないことがあるの。だって、娘にうまくいくことでも、息子にはまったくなほどうまくいかないんだから。子供たちのことがわかり始めたと思っても、子供たちは大きくなって振り出しに逆戻り。実のところ、母親であることについては、何をしているのかまったく見当がつかない。でも、誰だってそうでしょう。)

I think we're all bad moms, and you know why? Because being a mom today is impossible! So can we all just please stop pretending like we have it figured out and stop judging each other for once? Look, I'm running for PTA president because... Because I want our school to be a place where you can make mistakes, where you can be yourself, where you're being judged on how hard you work and not on what you bring to the fucking bake sale.
(皆ひどい母親だと思うわ。どうしてかって。だって今母親でいることは大変ななんだから。だから分かりきったことのように振る舞うのをやめ、お互いを評価するのを一度でもやめられないかしら。いい、私がPTA会長に立候補したのも、私たちの学校を間違いをしていい所にしたいからなの。自分らしくいれる所に。どれだけ熱心に取り組んでいるかで判断される所にしたいからの。馬鹿らしいお菓子販売会に何を持ってくれるかではなく。。。)

こんな場面にヒラリーvsトランプを想起するのは重症かもしれませんが、トランプ当選を好意的に捉えようとすれば、米国人にこのような気持ちがあったのかもしれません。特にヒラリーがこの映画の意地悪な現PTA会長のように思えるならYutaもトランプの方に投票してしまうでしょうから。。。

どうしても他人や他国に関しては綺麗事を押し付けやすいですが、押し付けられる方としてはたまったもんじゃないですよね。you're just sick of being judged all the timeとなってしまうでしょう。もちろんだからと言って好き勝手やっていいわけでなく、自分の私腹を肥やすために大統領職を利用するなんてもってのほかですが。。。

(スクリプト)
Okay.
Hi, I'm Amy Mitchell. And I'm running for PTA president.
(WOMAN COUGHING)
You're doing great. Just 'cause they're not responding doesn't mean they think you're terrible.

You know... I know there's a lot of rumors going around about my daughter.

(WOMEN MURMURING)
That's a bad place to start.

And I'm guessing a lot of you think that I'm a bad mom.

Yes.

No, no. No, you know what? You're right. Sometimes, I'm too lenient with my kids. Sometimes, I'm too strict.

Well, we overestimated her, obviously.

Sometimes, I'm so crazy that I don't even understand the words that are coming out of my mouth. You see, what works for my daughter almost never works for my son. And whenever I think I'm actually starting to figure my kids out, they grow up and I'm back to square one. So, the truth is, when it comes to being a mom, (CHUCKLES) I have no fucking clue what I'm doing. (ALL LAUGH) And you know what? I don't think anyone does. I think we're all bad moms, and you know why? Because being a mom today is impossible!

I never doubted her. I never doubted her.
She's doing great.
She's a natural.

So can we all just please stop pretending like we have it figured out and stop judging each other for once? Look, I'm running for PTA president because... Because I want our school to be a place where you can make mistakes, where you can be yourself, where you're being judged on how hard you work and not on what you bring to the fucking bake sale.

(AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
Yeah!
Yeah!

I want our school to be a place where it's okay to be a bad mom. Do you know what I mean?

My kids haven't had a bath in three weeks.

That's okay! Listen, we've all been there.

(ALL CLAPPING)
I confiscated my son's weed and then I smoked the shit out of it!

(YELLS)
What's your number?

I give my kids a Benadryl every Tuesday night so I can watch The Voice.

(LAUGHS)
I can't tell my twins apart!
I let my 7-year-old watch Mad Max.
I drink margaritas for breakfast.
I threw my son's violin in the garbage.
(SPEAKING RUSSIAN)
Oh, honey, we don't speak Spanish.
I like my nanny better than I like my husband.
Wait, really?
(WOMEN GASP AND CHEER)
(WHOOPING)
Yeah, you do!
I don't even have kids! I just come to PTA meetings because I'm lonely.
CROWD: Aw.
(APPLAUSE)

AMY: Here's the thing. If you're a perfect mom who's got this whole parenting thing figured out, well, then, you should probably vote for Gwendolyn, 'cause she's amazing.

Yes.

But if you're a bad mom like me and you have no fucking clue what you're doing, or you're just sick of being judged all the time... Then please vote for me. Thank you.
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