He notes that a former "American Idol" star has declared his intention to run for office, likely boasting a stage resume that is better than his political acumen.
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"It's not that celebrities should not run for office. The problem is that politics has become a monolithic popularity contest to the detriment of the rule of law," said Shane Krauser, director of the American Academy for Constitutional Education.