President Obama, already known for his wily use of the PR machine, is now turning to Hollywood to “educate” the public. Healthcare reform is not the most user friendly of topics, (and it certainly hasn’t been the most popular,) so where does an aspiring history maker turn when he needs to get the message out in a favorable way? To Amy Poehler, Jennifer Hudson, and Kal Penn apparently. While this move may not be good for the country going forward, (cue the Hollywood government in Idiocracy,) it will certainly produce a few delayed yawns in the here and now. “Oh look, Jennifer Hudson! (pause) And she’s talking about healthcare. Hey, what’s on Animal Planet?”
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