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Hollywood Goes All-In for Hillary Clinton

NBC News’ article [1] headline read, “How Celebrity Surrogates Could Help Hillary Clinton,” and the article outlined how the Democrats have had a stranglehold on celebrities in Hollywood and how several celebrities spoke at the DNC convention this week:

Celebrities have long played a role in party politics [2], particularly in the last few decades on behalf of the Democrats, but in the 2016 race their activity at least feels more pronounced than usual…

This year’s RNC had notably fewer superstars [3]. Despite GOP nominee Donald Trump’s past boasts [4] about a convention that would be star-studded, Scott Baio and Antonio Sabato, Jr. were the only famous figures to materialize last week, and their presence is not likely to bring any new voters into Trump’s tent.