Obama’s Celebrity Endorsers of 2009: Where Are They Now?

Remember Obamamania? It is easy to forget how many celebrities–and others, too–made fools of themselves over Obama in 2008 and the early days of his administration. At Reason, Anthony Fisher and Nick Gillespie remind us of the hilarious 2009 video in which various celebrities pledged to serve President Obama, and wonder how diligently they have followed up on their promises. It is a wonderful reminder both of the fatuity of our celebrity class, and the emptiness of the fervor generated by candidate Obama. Amazing as it now seems, the original 2009 video is NOT a parody: