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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Rasmussen Minute: What Is Hollywood Anyway?

“Politics is Hollywood for ugly people” is how the saying goes, but the groundbreaking election of billionaire businessman-turned-reality TV star Donald Trump to the White House has turned that old adage on its head, attracting many A-list celebrities into the swamp of today's political fray.

They have fame, fortune, movie star good looks and impeccable timing and delivery–so why is it that a large majority of everyday Americans consider most Hollywood celebrities to be bad role models and unpalatable candidates for public office? That's the subject of this week's Rasmussen Minute.