|Bono with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid|
The National Journal has posted an article on the most politically effective celebrities of all time. Starting with Hollywood celebrities back in the time of the silent movies, it moves in time to arrive to "two individuals (who)have also had a powerful impact in shaping the contemporary pattern of Hollywood activism. One is President Obama...The other, even more consequential figure, is
Bono, the frenetic front man for the global rock band U2."