Barack Obama was once the biggest American Idol and now he has to plead for young people to go to the polls -- because he threw them under the bus after securing their votes in 2008. The youth feel he is a passing fad and feel he has jilted them over the past two years, according to this New York Times article.
Doesn't the office deserve just a bit more respect and dignity?
The administration's last-minute push to turn out the vote is spurring some unconventional media outreach efforts. But none of them have been quite as unlikely as that announced on Monday - President Obama will be doing an interview with Ryan Seacrest. The "American Idol" co-host will be talking to Obama on Election Day for a segment on his radio show, ‘On Air with Ryan Seacrest.' And in a Facebook post, he put out a solicitation for questions.
What is next for Obama's scrapbook? Justin Bieber?