Well, I know who I’m voting for

Finally, a real celebrity enters the race for the presidency.

Topics: 2008 Elections, War Room, John McCain, R-Ariz., Paris Hilton,

Well, Paris Hilton has finally responded to the ad in which John McCain’s campaign compared her to Barack Obama. Turns out that now she’s throwing her hat in the ring — and that she’s got a pretty interesting energy policy. I don’t know why everyone’s so surprised; if you’ve seen her star turn in “House of Wax,” you’ll know the kind of intelligence she’s capable of. The only question I have now is whether Britney Spears supports cap-and-trade.

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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