From the Atlantic Monthly magazine online:
Celebrity-studded ads are easy to mock, but there's evidence they can increase turnout—to a point.
Here's a pretty dumb idea: Get a bunch of celebrities, put them in a YouTube video, rewrite an overplayed hit song, and drive young people to the polls. Just look at this:
And a Rock the Vote throwback from a long minute ago! Madonna sings...and raps!
Dr. King/Malcolm X/
Freedom of speech is as good as sex/"
We need beauty/
We need art/
We need government with a heart/
Don't give up your freedom of speech/
Power to the people is in our reach/
Don't just sit there lets get to it/
Speak your mind there's nothing to it/