Archive for the ‘Paris Hilton’ Category

Paris Slighted

01Aug08

Indignation is rippling through the Hilton family over the McCain campaign’s attack on Paris Hilton. It seems they see her reputation as having been diminished by the comparison to Barack. According to reports, the McCain campaign office received a furious phone call from William Barron Hilton (co-chairman of the Hilton Hotel empire), who took issue […]


The LA Times reports that Hollywood finds McCain’s new ad, likening celebrity Barack to other famous people, like Britney Spears and Paris Hilton, aggravating. Just for a start, industry types say the ad is wrong: In the Hollywood lexicon, Obama is not a celebrity. He’s a rock star. (Note to McCain strategists: That’s the difference […]


Race Card

31Jul08

McCain has nailed Obama, thankfully, for playing the race card – again. The negative twist in the campaign for the November 4 election was prompted by a McCain television advertisement on Wednesday that called Obama a celebrity akin to star-crossed U.S. personalities Britney Spears and Paris Hilton. In response, Obama said McCain was trying to […]


Barack = Paris

30Jul08

A new McCain ad calls Obama the biggest celebrity in the world – like Paris Hilton or Britney Spears.