The advertisements feature the faces of liberal Hollywood icons Michael Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Affleck, Martin Sheen, Chevy Chase, Barbara Streisand, and Sean Penn, and offer thanks to Hollywood their help getting President Bush reelected.
Billboard creator Citizens United, a group that advocates a return to traditional American values, has purchased the use of three billboards near the Kodak Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) for the month of February, which includes Oscar Night, Sunday, February 27.
Asked about the campaign, Citizens United President David Bossie said, “We’re taking on Hollywood. We’ve done it in the past.” Of the organization’s many actions, one of its most famous challenges to Hollywood was Celsius 41.11, a documentary exposing “the truth behind the lies of Fahrenheit 9/11,” the Michael Moore anti-Bush mock-umentary.
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