In 2008, the presidential campaign seeped into culture everywhere it could: into music, television, street art, Internet habits. And it was a symbiotic relationship, for pop culture seeped back into politics, too. Remember the bizarre moment Paris Hilton and Britney Spears became part of the campaign, courtesy of a John McCain ad likening Barack Obama to a vapid Hollywood celebrity?
But they weren`t the only big names in the 2008 pop culture firmament. A chronological journey back:
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