A Celebrity Political Endorsement Quiz

Whether celebrity political endorsements actually matter is up for debate, and it obviously depends on the celebrity. How well do you remember the endorsements in this quiz?

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After threatening a run himself, real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump injected himself into the 2012 Republican primary by endorsing which candidate?
Mitt Romney
Newt Gingrich
Rick Santorum
Ron Paul
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Mike Huckabee’s 2008 primary bid was given a boost when he released a viral video of him exchanging “facts” with what action star?
Jet Li
Bruce Willis
Chuck Norris
Sylvester Stallone
3 of 9
Musicians Phil Lesh, Bob Weir and Mickey Hart performed a concert in support of Barack Obama in 2008 under what tagline?
Deadheads for Obama
Obama-Phish 2008
The Great Obama Jam-a
4 of 9
What candidate did both Adam Sandler and Yogi Berra endorse and stump for?
Howard Dean
John McCain
Hillary Clinton
Rudy Giuliani
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In a bizarre drunken argument with Justin Long, singer John Mayer backed what Republican candidate in 2008, saying that he “knows the Constitution.”
Ron Paul
Mike Huckabee
John McCain
Fred Thompson
6 of 9
Richard Nixon had the rather unexpected backing of what NBA star for his 1968 presidential campaign?
Bill Russell
Jerry West
Wilt Chamberlain
Oscar Robertson
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In 1940, W.C. Fields made a high-profile endorsement of the unsuccessful presidential candidate Wendell Wilkie, including repeated slams of his opponent with the slur “Old Gumlegs.” Who was Wilkie’s opponent and the eventual victor?
Herbert Hoover
Harry Truman
Calvin Coolidge
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Just days after rapper Ludacris produced a video promoting Barack Obama’s campaign in July 2008, Obama staffers denounced the lyrics, calling them “outrageously offensive.” Which of these elements did NOT appear in the song?
Calling Hillary Clinton a b****
Saying John McCain “don't belong in any chair unless he's paralyzed”
Calling Sarah Palin “dumb, but fine”
Calling George W. Bush “mentally handicapped”
9 of 9
Which of these pairs of celebrities and 2012 candidates does NOT reflect an endorsement?
Will Ferrell – Newt Gingrich
Anna Wintour – Barack Obama
Barry Manilow – Ron Paul
Cindy Crawford – Mitt Romney