How Politicians Became The New American Celebrities | ft. AJ+, Complex & The Young Turks

Donald Trump is not a career politician, yet he’s running for America’s highest office. So have people always wanted celebrities in office, and how have we made our politicians the new celebrity?

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Newsweek: Cult of Personality: How Trump Uses the Playbook of Europe’s Far Right http://www.newsweek.com/2016/05/20/how-trump-uses-playbook-europes-far-right-457566.html

Washington Post: When celebrities get involved in politics
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/celebrities-in-politics/2012/04/26/gIQAZGiAjT_gallery.html

NPR: How Social Media Inflates Our Perception Of Our Choice Presidential Candidate
http://www.npr.org/2016/04/16/474485591/how-social-media-inflates-our-perception-of-our-choice-presidential-candidate

History.com: Celebrities in Politics
http://www.history.com/topics/us-presidents/presidential-elections/videos/celebrities-in-politics

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