To Hollywood, it smacked of desperation.
That's why the reaction to a new John McCain ad attempting to portray Barack Obama as a kind of mindless celebrity -- likening him to Paris Hilton and Britney Spears -- drew collective yawns and shrugs of irritation from politically active members of the entertainment industry. ...
Well, I guess the morally and intellectually bankrupt world of Hollywood would know a thing or two about "desperation"; at any rate, there's nobody I'd rather irritate.
And I agree with Tammy Bruce, John McCain earns at least a thousand points for this. (BHO: "I realize I don't look like those other bubble-headed nincompoops ...")