Celebrity Endorsement

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on November 30, 2007

Question(s)

1. To what news issue does this cartoon refer?
2. Would a celebrity endorsement of a candidate, or the chance to meet a celebrity at a campaign rally, affect your vote for president? Explain your answer.

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Reprinted here with permission of CopleyNews.com.
























Answer(s)

1. This cartoon refers to Barbra Streisand’s announcement this week that she will begin campaigning for Democratic Senator Hillary Clinton following Oprah Winfrey’s announcement that she will campaign for Democratic Senator Barack Obama.
2. Opinion question. Answers vary.