John McCain: July 2008 Archives
Heidi Montag and Lauren Conrad at the White House Correspondent's Dinner in April 2008. Getty Images photo from here.
And while we're on the topic of The Hills, turns out Lauren Conrad is a Republican just like her frenemy Heidi Montag. While at the White house Correspondent's dinner last April, Conrad clapped enthusiasticlly when a reporter from New York magazine asked her if he should vote for a Republican. When he asked if he should vote for a Democrat, she wrinked her nose.
Frenemy Heidi endorsed John McCain earlier this year, and the senator responded that he "never misses an episode of The Hills."
It's Time for Some Campaignin', a little diddy about campaign 08...
Meghan McCain and her mom Cindy went to Vietnam to support Operation Smile, a nonprofit organization that surgically repairs cleft palettes on children in impoverished countries. (Meghan's younger sister, Bridget, was born with a cleft palette.) In the video below, Meghan shares her experiences working with Operation Smile.
MTV's Emmy Award winning Choose or Lose campaign will take over MTV2 today to present programming that will engage its young adult audience in the plight of America's more than one million young troops who have served on the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
MTV News and the 51 MTV/Knight Foundation Street Team will air special reports on young veterans issues. These reports will highlight stories of young veterans in their communities, focusing on the challenges of post traumatic stress disorder, lack of educational benefits, and the difficulties young veterans face as they struggle to acclimate back into civilian life. In addition to these reports, MTV2 will broadcast the following specials:
6:00 pm - Iraq Uploaded
6:30 pm - True Life: I Live in Iraq
8:30 pm - True Life: I'm Shipping Out
9:30 pm - True Life: I'm Coming to America
10:30 pm - True Life: I'm a Civilian Again
John McCain and Barack Obama have each prepared special July 4th video messages in honor of our young troops that will air exclusively on MTV2 today. Recent MTV research shows that 70% of young adults 18 to 29 personally know someone who has fought in Iraq.
John McCain and Barack Obama made July 4th public service announcements for MTV viewers. Watch below.
John McCain's message:
Barack Obama's message: