Obama’s New Celebrity Fundraising Trick: Pick Your Own Star

The Obama campaign’s celebrity fundraising juggernaut has a new twist.
In an e-mail sent out Tuesday, donors not only were offered a chance to win “Dinner with Barack”— but suggest which VIP should join them. “He’s had some pretty amazing dinner guests lately: George Clooney, Sarah Jessica Parker, and of course, President Bill Clinton,” the pitch read.

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