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How Conservatives Can Develop A Better Class Of Political Celebrities Than Donald Trump And Ted Nugent

ted nugent Dont Get Starstruck: The whole point of putting an extremely famous person on stage with a politician, or out in the field with campaign workers or advocates, is to get the folks who will have contact with that celebrity excited, and to draw media coverage to the politician or program that person is associated with. But just because youre trying to elicit a giddy reaction from your audience doesnt mean that you should let yourself get starstruck. Sure, its exciting when an artist of Clint Eastwoods stature says hes willing to speak at your nominating convention . But if youre a strategist, think clearly about whether its a wise move, empty chair or no empty chair. And if youre watching and commenting, be clear-eyed about whether the celebrity in question is actually doing a good job (or making sense).
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Why celebrities and designers flock together

They both need exposure, credibility, social leverage and cachet. These relationships are not for free though. They are cemented through negotiations, and celebrities are actually paid to attend the fashion shows. Not all celebrities are created equal. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the top celebrities to have on your show are Rihanna ($97,500; Sh8.5m), Beyonce, ($100,000; Sh8.9m), Kerry Washington ($40,000-$60,000), Blake Lively and Kim Kardashian ($50,000; Sh5m).
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