Flashback: Obama Brags About How His 'Celebrity' Raises Money by John Nolte10 May 20120 10 May, 2012 10 May, 2012 SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER —– Obama in 2006: “One of the virtues of celebrity is that my fundraising capacity is higher, just because I get a lot of attention.” Does anyone remember Obama’s 2006 stance on same-sex marriage? For? Against? For? Against? Evolving?