Affleck seems more open to a career in politics than he did when speaking to ET in 2012
while promoting Argo
. "Politics is a thornier thing," he said. "I do have some strong beliefs, but they don't all hew to one side, and I think it can actually be hurtful to get too involved in politics, because what happens is you might like someone's movie but then you go, 'Well, I know he disagrees with my politics.' So that can be dicey."