How Celebrity Politics Shaped American History — Market Mad House

Our interest in celebrity politics is high because celebrity politics helped build America.

Celebrity politics date back to the beginning of the American Republic. Notably, America’s first president was its most famous citizen; George Washington.

In fact, George Washington’s celebrity is responsible for the existence of both the Constitution and the federal government. To explain, the Constitutional Convention only succeeded because Washington attended it. Similarly, the states only ratified…



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