The Obama campaign provided a who's-who of 181 actors, musicians, authors, athletes, mayors, and more that fit any and all demographic groups in the president's target zone. All are being deployed to carry his message to television and radio in the waning days of the campaign.
The list includes some of Hollywood's big names - Samuel L. Jackson, Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson.
Celebrity sells. It remains to be seen if voters buy.
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