Top-10 moments in 2008 celebrity activism
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David Letterman( YouTube.com )
By Tina Daunt, CAUSE CÉLÈBRE
There are, as anybody who listens to the seasonal Muzak knows, 12 days of Christmas. As everybody watching their waists grow along with their latke consumption understands, there are eight nights of Hanukkah.
So why does everybody make top-10 lists this time of year? Because we have 10 fingers? Because David Letterman secretly controls our culture? Oh, well . . . why fight it. The truth is that this has been such a great year for Hollywood's political activists that they deserve to have at least the 10 most interesting moments of the last year recalled and celebrated.
Therefore, here are the people and events that impressed themselves most on Cause Célèbre, all wrapped in glitter appropriate to their subjects' star wattage.