Yesterday, Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama for president. The McCain campaign fired back with an endorsement of their own: Telenovela soap opera actress Katie Barberi. Hardly a comparable endorsement but obviously the best McCain can come up with these days. The actress, a Mexican-American, announced her endorsement and then hit the campaign trail with Joe Lieberman in Florida.
Considering McCain can't even get Florida's Republican Governor, and one-time VP contender, Charlie Crist to campaign for him in the state, he must appreciate the extra hand. It's ironic that the McCain campaign, which accused Obama of being a "celebrity" and holding "elite" celebrity fundraisers, is now digging up endorsements from anyone they can, including a soap opera actress. Barberi has about as much political relevance as McCain's running mate Sarah