Stars on the Stump

Stars including George Clooney, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts and many other actors appear in a new ad for the ONE Campaign, spreading the message to eliminate poverty and AIDS. Although many of those featured in the spot bear liberal stripes, the ad actually is bipartisan and will appear on the websites of both the Republican National Committee and the Democratic National Committee.

Meantime, Roseanne Barr hosts a new campaign for the AFL-CIO, pushing for an increase in the minimum wage, although this spot may come off as a bit more partisan. Reports the New York Times: “For those who do not support a minimum wage increase, we suspect the first video probably serves to reinforce negative stereotypes: a Hollywood liberal stumping for a couple with ambiguous marital status, one member of which is “waiting for disability….”

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